Aging Research - Methodological Issues by Carmen García-Peña, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Mario

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

This e-book experiences classical epidemiological and scientific examine experiences, with a spotlight on getting older. Chapters disguise methodological subject matters just like the clinical process, ethics, and the implications of definite exclusion standards and the paintings contains a examine medical techniques like multi morbidity, frailty and performance. The authors reveal the matters and demanding situations for researchers of age and getting older, and in addition think about the translation of medical wisdom, from easy to scientific and from medical to public rules of social and future health care.

The specialise in getting older is what provides this ebook its invaluable point of view on study method. All authors have significant adventure in getting older, geriatrics or gerontology and every bankruptcy comprises either a theoretical framework and useful examples of stories in getting older. Readers will realize research designs which are reviewed for easy constitution, major flaws and merits and are analyzed for particular stipulations and variables concerning aging.

This textual content is fitted to either health and wellbeing care pros taking good care of older adults and researchers who're new to analyze in getting older. it truly is correct around the disciplines, together with drugs, psychology, social sciences and dentistry and it helps studying with graphs and figures.

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5–95 %), in addition to the fact that these animals are well suited for laboratory research, including breeding, nutrition and veterinary medicine. Some of the disadvantages are low availability, maintenance costs, genetic heterogeneity and risk of disease transmission between species, in addition to the implications in time, resources and efforts that involve longitudinal studies [56]. Finally, is important to recognize that even the enormous efforts in these models, there has recently been a significant lack of the association of genes that increase longevity in animal models with respect to those observed in humans.

The objective of the scientific method is to localize a particular theory 22 R. Fossion and L. Zapata-Fonseca within this spectrum; when evidence accumulates, the position of the theory on the spectrum can change. To increase our confidence in a hypothesis large numbers and varieties of different tests are necessary. One good way to gain confidence in a hypothesis is to verify how it fits within a coherent network of other theoretical statements and experimental claims. The concept of a coherent network of ideas plays an important role within the scientific method.

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