By Carmen García-Peña, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Mario Ulises Pérez-Zepeda

This booklet experiences classical epidemiological and medical study stories, with a spotlight on getting older. Chapters hide methodological themes just like the medical strategy, ethics, and the results of yes exclusion standards and the paintings incorporates a examine scientific recommendations like multi morbidity, frailty and performance. The authors exhibit the problems and demanding situations for researchers of age and getting older, and likewise think about the interpretation of clinical wisdom, from simple to medical and from medical to public regulations of social and overall healthiness care.

The specialize in getting older is what supplies this publication its helpful point of view on learn technique. All authors have massive event in getting older, geriatrics or gerontology and every bankruptcy contains either a theoretical framework and useful examples of reports in getting older. Readers will notice learn designs which are reviewed for simple constitution, major flaws and merits and are analyzed for particular stipulations and variables concerning aging.

This textual content is suited for either well-being care pros taking care of older adults and researchers who're new to analyze in getting older. it's appropriate around the disciplines, together with drugs, psychology, social sciences and dentistry and it helps studying with graphs and figures.

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J. com © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 C. García-Peña et al. U. J. Rocha-Balcázar of the subjects exposed to risk of suffering from the condition), these are divided into case studies, case series and prevalence studies. Only the latter contemplates taking an entire group of exposed subjects to learn the frequency with which the phenomenon of interest occurs in all of that population. They cannot yield data of causality, but they can suggest hypothesis. 2 Prevalence One of the most important aspects of this type of study is the question of how representative a condition is within a given population.

In the example presented, a system for monitoring falls is implemented, which enables researchers to learn the frequency of falls within a specific community. While it might appear as a study of cohorts, in monitoring studies the goal is only to try to describe a phenomenon in terms of frequency without putting forward specific hypotheses of causal exposures [11, 12]. 6 Example Summaries of Descriptive Studies in Aging Below are some summaries of case series and case studies, presented as examples of what is reported on older adults at present.

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