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Care or custody?
 — the experiences of women patients in long-stay geriatric wards
Author(s)Helen Evers
Journal titleIN: Controlling women: the normal and the deviant; edited by Bridget Hutter and Gillian Williams, 1981
PublisherCroom Helm, London, 1981
Pagespp 108-130 (Oxford women's series, no 4)
KeywordsOlder women ; Patients.
AnnotationThis chapter argues that women patients present the health care system with distinctive, gender-related needs, strengths and problems. It is particularly important to recognise these in the context of geriatric wards, where a majority of patients are women. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930909071
ClassmarkBD: LF

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