This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
A more descriptive title for this book might be "The Lack of Geriatrics in the United States." Inadequacies of medical care for the elderly and the lack of professionals with special training to teach skills in geriatric medicine are recurrent themes in the recent upsurge of interest in geriatric medicine. This Rand Corporation research book begins by describing an ideal model and goals of health care for the elderly. The authors then recount well-known evidence showing increased health care needs of the elderly and that older Americans are truly an underserved group. The bias of "ageism" and traditional physician aversion
Geriatrics in the United States. Manpower Projections and Training Considerations.. Ann Intern Med. ;95:662. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-5-662_1
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(5):662.
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use