Home health anatomy integumentary aging effects integumentary aging effects the integumentary system consists of skin hair and nails and infections coupling this with a combination of hormonal changes and alterations in lifestyle the structure and chemical composition of many tissues will be affected. Changes in the integumentary system related to aging medical surgical nursing study play epidermis assist patients to change positions q 2 hrs subcutaneous thinning of subcutaneous fat layer changes in aging as related to medication administration 69 terms axial skeleton pictures features. The aging integumentary system is predisposed to many changes such as wrinkles moles age spots dryness thinning and pigment changes in the hair and skin some of these natural changes create risks that may resolve easily while others are severe and could be life threatening these associ. Aging and the integumentary system all systems in the body accumulate subtle and some not so subtle changes as a person ages among these changes are reductions in cell division metabolic activity blood circulation hormonal levels and muscle strength figure 417 . Effects of aging on the integumentary system all components of the integumentary system are affected by aging the skin changes that develop with age must be considered by the therapist when planning treatment for clients in an older age group
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