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ERIC Number: EJ495829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
An Alternative Conceptualization of Health and Health Care: Its Implications for Geriatrics and Gerontology.
Mold, James W.
Educational Gerontology, v21 n1 p85-101 Jan-Feb 1995
The problem-oriented biomedical framework shaping health care should be replaced with a more optimistic, collaborative, humane, goal-oriented approach for geriatrics and gerontology. This perspective uses a functional, open-ended definition of health and views illness and death as essential features of life. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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