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Fallacies in geriatrics
 — today the aged are the outcasts of society. Such hostility is in part the antithesis of the cult of youth, in part misunderstood economics
Author(s)R J Hetherington
Journal titleNursing Times, vol 75, no 17, 26 April 1979
Pagespp 718-719
KeywordsHealth [elderly] ; Attitudes to the old of general public.
AnnotationHostility toward geriatrics is based on the misconception that diseases of old age are not treatable.
Accession NumberCPA-930607087 A
ClassmarkCC: TOB *

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