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Chapter 27 - Toxicology of the Elder

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 July 2020

Kim A. Collins
Affiliation:
LifePoint Inc, South Carolina
Roger W. Byard
Affiliation:
University of Adelaide
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Summary

The older adult population is growing in all regions of the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by the year 2050 there will be a global population of 2 billion that are 60 years of age and older [1]. In part, earlier detection of clinical disease, better access to treatment options, and advances in pharmaceutical development have fostered this evolution.

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