oa South African Medical Journal - Hospital treatment of the elderly - new directions
|Article Title||Hospital treatment of the elderly - new directions|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Kingston General Hosptial, Hull, UK|
|Publication Date||Sep 1982|
|Pages||414 - 416|
|Keyword(s)||Geriatric medicine, Gerontology, Hospital treatment, Long-term institutional care, Medical history and Public image|
The origins of and current developments in the specialty of geriatric medicine in the UK are reviewed, with particular reference to the increasing involvement of specialist geriatricians with acutely ill old people.
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