Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Letter to Editor Volume 5 Issue 12

How can we Reduce the Vulnerability of the Elderly in Disasters?"Letter to Editor”

Vahab Karamivand1* and Mohsen Karamivand2

1Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
2Master of Clinical Psychology, Dr. Fanny School, Sanandaj, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Vahab Karamivand, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

Received: August 15, 2022; Published: November 01, 2022

Abstract

The definition of elderly can be described as: natural, progressive, spontaneous and irreversible physiological changes, in which both physical and mental strength are significantly impaired. Old age is conventionally synonymous with the onset of age 65 [1].

References

  1. Khankeh HR., et al. “Disaster hospital planing. National Plan”. Tehran: University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (2012).
  2. Thomas DS., et al. “Social vulnerability to disasters”. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press (2013).

Citation

Citation: Vahab Karamivand and Mohsen Karamivand. “How can we Reduce the Vulnerability of the Elderly in Disasters?"Letter to Editor”" Acta Scientific Neurology 5.12 (2022): 01-02.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Vahab Karamivand and Mohsen Karamivand. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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