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    SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE)

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    Multisystem autoimmune disease that is characterized by a Fluctuating chronic course of systems and organ system involvement

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    Simple Random Sampling

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    *Most _basic_ form of probability sampling *Uses a numbered list of all elements (or individuals) in the accessible population *A table of random numbers (or online random sample generator) is used to draw a random sample of the size desired.

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    Biological Theories of Aging

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    Biological aging differs from species to species No two individuals age identically Theorists divide the many factors, both internal and external of human body, into two categories: stochastic and nonstochastic

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    Arrhythmia:

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    abnormal heart rate or rhythm

    • Physiological Aging Changes Cardiovascular
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    Views of Aging by Societies

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    Confucius: correlation of age and respected  Chinese: attaining old age was an accomplishment  Egyptians: dreaded growing old  Greeks: struggles between the old and the young  Ancient Romans: limited respect for elders  The Bible: well‐being of family; desire to respect elders  Medieval times: rise of superiority of youth  Industrial revolution: persons of advanced age left unprotected

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    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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    group of diseases including asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema

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    Effects of Aging on GI Health

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    Common Aging Changes  Atrophy of the tongue affects taste buds and decreases taste sensation  Saliva production decreases  Swallowing may be difficult  Presbyesophagus results in weaker esophageal contractions and weakness of the sphincter  Esophageal and stomach motility decreases  Risk for aspiration and indigestion  Decreased elasticity of the stomach  Reduces the amount of food accommodation at one time  Stomach has higher pH as a result of decline in hydrochloric acid and pepsin  Interferes with absorption of nutrients

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    Effects of Aging on Endocrine Function

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    Thyroid gland atrophies and activity decreases  Diminished adrenal function  Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secretion decreases  Volume of pituitary gland decreases  Insufficient release of insulin and reduced tissue sensitivity to circulating insulin

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