Tag: "ageism" at medical news
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...ving spirometry. Researchers point to the issue of ageism
and question whether or not a patients age influences a physicians decision to order diagnostic testing. The bad news is that we have significant room for improvement. The good news is that we have to know a problem exists before we can fix it, and...
Ageism endemic in health services
...underfunding have provided an environment in which ageism
has flourished, writes Professor John Young in an ...orial. Whenever a clinical stone is turned over, ageism
is revealed, he says. For example, in cancer services, coronary care units, prevention of vascular d...
Youth obsession and reality of ageing set to collide
...n topics including: how to counteract workplace ageism
the risk of alcohol-related problems in the elderly the reluctance of elderly people to work after 65 (despite government encouragement) the isolation experienced by grand parents who "parent"....