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Title: Health care for the elderly: a manual for primary health care workers
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Issue Date: 1994
Language: English
Abstract: The increase in ageing populations around the world has brought new focus to the particular health needs of the elderly. This manual is meant to be a teaching aid for trainers of community health workers who will be then able to identify the elderly in their community, recognize their specific health needs, and, if necessary, refer them for medical attention. The manual contains a section on teaching methods and is presented in the form of modules which break the responsibilities down into specific tasks for the community health workers
Description: 58 p. ; 24 cm.
Keywords: Health Services for the Aged
Primary Health Care
Subject: Geriatrics
Health Services for the Aged
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119522
ISBN: 92-9021-186-5
ISSN: 1020-041X
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/dsaf/dsa31.pdf
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