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The elderly person's pleas for someone to give attention to their medical, social, and psychological problems are only secondary to their needs for financial security. Dr. Anderson's book is an excellent review of just what its title states. The text is written so simply that the reader often feels that Dr. Anderson is also addressing the general public.
Dr. Anderson accurately states that the care of elderly ill people is "general medicine with specialized training in diseases of old age and with a much increased need for knowledge for the social background of the patient." He emphasizes that the physician
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Practical Management of the Elderly.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:982–983. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-6-982_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(6):982-983.
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