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Geriatrics in the United States

manpower projections and training considerations

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gerontologists -- Supply and demand -- United States.,
    • Geriatrics -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
    • Geriatrics -- Manpower -- United States.,
    • Training support.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert L. Kane ... [et al.].
      ContributionsKane, Robert L., 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC952.5 .G444 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4095743M
      ISBN 100669043869
      LC Control Number80008840
      OCLC/WorldCa7177747

      Gerontology and geriatrics, scientific and medical disciplines, respectively, that are concerned with all aspects of health and disease in the elderly, and with the normal aging process. Gerontology is the scientific study of the phenomena of aging, by which is meant the progressive changes that take place in a cell, a tissue, an organ system, a total organism, or a group of . Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment & prevention of g: United States.

      Japanese and American economists assess the present economic status of the elderly in the United States and Japan, and consider the impact of an aging population on the economies of the two essays on labor force participation and retirement, housing equity and the economic status of the elderly, budget implications of an aging population, and financing . United States of America. In the United States, geriatricians are primary-care physicians (D.O. or M.D.) who are board-certified in either family medicine or internal medicine and who have also acquired the additional training necessary to obtain the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in geriatric medicine. Geriatricians have developed an expanded expertise in the aging .

      The Canon of Medicine, written by Abu Ali Ibn Sina (Avicenna) in , was the first book to offer instruction for the care of the aged, foreshadowing modern gerontology and geriatrics. In a chapter entitled "Regimen of Old Age", Avicenna was concerned with how "old folk need plenty of sleep", how their bodies should be anointed with oil, and recommended exercises such as . Get this from a library! Preparing dentists to serve the elderly by expanding and improving the predoctoral curricula in geriatrics in United States dental schools.. [American Association of Dental Schools.; United States. Administration on Aging.;].


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