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College says there is no place for “ageism” in care of elderly

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:72
  1. Mark Silvert
  1. BMJ

    Better teamwork between groups of doctors is needed in order to improve the care of older patients, according to a new report from the Royal College of Physicians.

    The large increase in the number of people over 85, together with the ever increasing expectations of patients, means that the need for fully coordinated services is becoming much more important for delivering high quality care to elderly …

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