Elimination of elder abuse would be fitting way to mark millenniumBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7169.1389a (Published 14 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1389
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- Gerry Bennett, Reader in health care of the elderly
- St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Tower Hamlets Healthcare NHS Trust, London E1 4DG
EDITOR—Badrinath and Ramaiah,1 in criticising the BMJ for failing to discuss elder abuse in an issue devoted to healthy ageing (25 October 1997), highlight something that should be a basic right for us all: to live a life free from the threat of violence. The importance of elder abuse to those who are abused and to the clinicians who care for them was indicated by the statement about elder …
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