Geriatric polypathology

Hippokratia 1999, 3(3):127-132

G. Spatharakis


This review is referred to Geriatric Polypathology, a special biological phenomenon, which is observed in old persons over the age of 65-70 year. This phenomenon deserves a specialized approach, estimation and therepeutic intervention. The appearance of geriatric polypathology may be retarded by the use of proper strategies for primary, secondary or tertiary preventive therapy.