|Other titles||Am I in the right queue?|
|Statement||by Dorothy Pringle.|
|Series||Forum collection ;, 6|
|Contributions||National Advisory Council on Aging (Canada)|
|LC Classifications||RC954.6.C2 P75 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36, 36 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||2001320160|
Ageist Attitudes and Practices Among Health Care Professionals. There is an ample body of literature documenting negative attitudes towards older patients among health care providers, though conclusions are limited due to the use of a wide range of measurement approaches (for example, a number of different instruments have been used to assess “ageist” attitudes).Cited by: About this journal. Journal of Aging and Health (JAH) explores the complex and dynamic relationship between gerontology and health. Peer-reviewed and published 10 times per year, scholars present views and perspectives from a wide variety of disciplines, including Allied Health, Psychology, Public Health, Social Policy and Work, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Sociology, and . With an aging population that continues to grow, our health care system will be changed forever. Are we ready for it? According to the Global Health and Aging report presented by the World Health Organization (WHO), “The number of people aged 65 or older is projected to grow from an estimated million in to nearly billion in , with most of the increase in developing countries.”. Alliance For Aging Research, - Medical care - 17 pages 0 Reviews Report shows how systematic bias against the elderly hurts older patients in America and cites serious medical short-comings in medical training, prevention screening and treatment patterns that disadvantage older patients.
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