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Homeostenosis

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Homeostenosis

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Author(s):  
George E. Taffet, II
Sponsor: 
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
John A. Hartford Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20197
Date Posted: 
12/12/2008
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
10/10/2012
Abstract: 

This is an online educational tool for understanding concepts regarding homeostenosis and homeostasis in aging humans. Works best in Internet Explorer.

Educational objectives: 

The learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the balance of homeostasis and homeostenosis in older patients;
  2. Be familiar with homeostenosis truisms;
  3. Understand the changing interpretations of homeostenosis and aging;
  4. Be able to present evidence for new interpretations of homeostenosis; and
  5. Be able to describe at least two examples of where a disease state common to older patients can present uncommonly, and why.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Online, computer-based resource requires use of Adobe Flash reader.

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Estimated time to complete: 
1 hour
Already Expired Email Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:54pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 4:34am
Expired Email Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:21am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Thomas A. Teasdale thomas-teasdale@ouhsc.edu


Suggested Citation:
George E. Taffet. Homeostenosis. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20197