ERIC Number: EJ386793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Physicians' Views of Retirement Migrants' Impact on Rural Medical Practice.
Haas, William H., III; Crandall, Lee A.
Gerontologist, v28 n5 p663-66 Oct 1988
Investigated physicians' (N=126) perceptions regarding impact on health care services of influx of elderly migrants in two rural counties. Presence of post-retirement group was important factor to those who recently set up practices. Most reported increase in elderly patient load; most continued to accept new elderly patients. Many saw need for more generalists and various specialists. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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