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An evaluation of health visitors' visits to elderly women
Author(s)Karen A Luker
Journal titleIN: Nursing research: ten studies in patient care; edited by Jenifer Wilson-Barnett, 1983
PublisherWiley, Chichester, 1983
Pagespp 141-156
KeywordsOlder women ; Health visiting ; Health visitors.
AnnotationThis chapter attempts to give an overview of health visitor involvement with older people who are in good health. The possible benefits of health visitor visits to older people are discussed, and the need for and problems involved in evaluating health visiting are explored. A study which attempted to evaluate the outcome of health visitor intervention to a population of older people is reported in detail. The case is made for more research to evaluate health-care services in terms of their benefit to the client. (OFFPRINT). (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930604094
ClassmarkBD: N8: QSH *

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