Prevention and chemoprophylaxis in the elderly

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Upon completion of the chapter, the student will be able to: 1. Identify the important factors involved in deciding whether primary or secondary prevention interventions should be applied to a specific disease process. 2. Recognize screening guidelines that are important to the geriatrics population. 3. Provide age-appropriate preventive recommendations and lifestyle counseling.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFundamentals of Geriatric Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Case-based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)0387323244, 9780387323244
StatePublished - 2007


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