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ERIC Number: EJ628870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Functional and Attitudinal Outcomes of Teaching Functional Assessment to Medical Students.
Penn, Mark A.; Smucker, William; Logue, Everett
Educational Gerontology, v27 n5 p361-72 Jun 2001
Third-year medical students (n=67) conducted structured functional assessments of elderly patients and completed diagnostic/therapeutic plans. Students averaged seven problems and four recommendations per patient. Significant increases in their knowledge of and comfort with comprehensive geriatric assessment were found. (Contains 25 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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