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Community care for older people

Susan Tester

Community care for older people

a comparative perspective

by Susan Tester

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Older people -- Care,
  • Older people -- Services for,
  • Community health services for older people

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-201) and index.

    StatementSusan Tester ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.
    ContributionsCampling, Jo.
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 .T44 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL976986M
    ISBN 100312159129
    LC Control Number96014143

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Ageing - the biology of growing old; the demography of old age; the presentation and management of physical disease; the presentation and management of mental disease; prescribing and the older patient in the community; nutrition of older people; anticipatory care of older.

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