TITLE

Identifying unmet health needs in older people: comprehensive screening is not the answer

AUTHOR(S)
Iliffe, Steve; Orrell, Martin
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Jun2006, Vol. 56 Issue 527, p404
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors discuss the case of for routine comprehensive screening for unmet health needs in the older population in Great Britain in 2006. The authors imply the causes of the collapse of the medical care service. They also explore the belief that screening could prevent functional impairment in older people. Moreover, this article addresses the risks of Single Assessment Process to general practice.
ACCESSION #
22276212

 

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