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Keywords: Complications
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1984) 30 (1): 60–65.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
...T.P.L. Thomas The complications of long-term corticosteroid therapy were reviewed in 100 elderly patients who were treated for chronic obstructive airways disease (n = 76), rheumatoid arthritis (n = 19) and ulcerative colitis (n = 5). The incidence of side effects was high (40%) and appeared...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1977) 23 (1): 37–46.
Published Online: 03 April 2009
... in the Alzheimer’s group. Behaviour disturbances, shouting, incontinence and degenerate habits were found in a high proportion, and the incidence of fractures reached 15%. Vascular incidents as complications or causes of death were relatively uncommon; in those who died, the cause was usually infection...