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Life stage: geriatric

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David Godfrey


Introduction

  • A geriatric patient is nearing the end of its expected life span.
  • Cats often have signs of old age from around 10 years and these are very likely once past 15 years.

Clinical and behavior problems

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Procedures

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Diet

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Hoyumpa Vogt A, Rodan I, Brown M et al (2010) AAFP-AAHA: feline life stage guidelines. J Feline Med Surg 12 (1), 43-54 PubMed.
  • Vogt A H, Rodan I, Brown M et al (2010) AAFP-AAHA: feline life stage guidelines. JAAHA 46 (1), 70-85 PubMed.
  • Senior Care Guidelines Task Force, AAHA, Epstein M et al (2005) AAHA senior care guidelines for dogs and cats. JAAHA 41 (2), 81-91 PubMed.

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