The physiological effects of ageing on the activities of living
Alistair Farley Lecturer in nursing
Ella McLafferty Senior lecturers in nursing, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Charles Hendry Senior lecturers, Nursing, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
This article describes different theories of ageing. It examines the impact that physiological effects have on aspects of living for older people: eating and drinking, eliminating, mobilising, communicating and breathing.
Nursing Standard. 20, 45, 46-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.07.20.45.46.c4468Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review