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Medicalising the care of old people
Author(s)Steve Scrutton
Journal titleSocial Work Today, vol 19, no 42, 23 June 1988
Pagespp 14-15
KeywordsOlder people ; Health [elderly] ; Attitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationClaims that reliance on medical solutions to health problems in older age are implicitly ageist and that an approach which incorporated social, cultural and economic factors would counter many of the negative attitudes towards elderly health.
Accession NumberCPA-901016042 A
ClassmarkB: CC: TOB *

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