TITLE

Physicians need to act on elder abuse

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, Susan S.
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Human Ecology;Spring95, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights a study by Cornell University gerontologists Karl Pillemer and Mark S. Lachs which found that many physicians are failing to identify elder abuse and neglect. Types of elder maltreatment; Risk factors for elder abuse; Suggested detailed elder abuse assessment for patients at risk for maltreatment.
ACCESSION #
9507074058

 

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