TITLE

Geriatric medicine

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `The impact of a one-week mandatory rotation in geriatric medicine on the attitudes, knowledge and practice habits of third year medical students,' by J.L. Wells, M. Joneja et al from the University of Western Ontario.
ACCESSION #
9708235975

 

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