Views And Reviews

Preventive Care for Elderly People

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 16 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:210
  1. B Livesley

    David C Kennie Cambridge University Press, £17.95, pp 321 ISBN 0-521-43629-X

    From his interest in preventive care gained at Duke University, North Carolina, and now as a member of a Forth Valley Health Board subgroup in Scotland, David Kennie has produced a text that “examines the concepts of preventive care and health promotion specifically in the context of an elderly population.” The potential benefits of such strategies for 64 common health problems affecting elderly people are discussed in four chapters. Cancers and non-cancerous …

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