Geriatric medicine and long term care

Authors: MUDr. Astrid Matějková
Authors‘ workplace: Geriatrické centrum Pardubické krajské nemocnice ;  Fakulta zdravotnických studií Univerzity Pardubice
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2013, 2, č. 3: 174-175
Category: Opinions, Comments, News


The author of this article presents the concept of long term care and promotes the need for adequate medical care in nursing homes. According to European experience, the long term care confers benefits for all parties involved – long term care providers, their clients, physicians specialised in geriatrics and insurance companies.

long term care – the elderly – multidisciplinary approach


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