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Age Discrimination in the Delivery of Health Care Services to Our Elders

@article{Williams2010AgeDI,
  title={Age Discrimination in the Delivery of Health Care Services to Our Elders},
  author={P. Williams},
  journal={Marquette Elder's Advisor},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={1}
}
  • P. Williams
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Marquette Elder's Advisor
The problem of health care providers making age biased decisions when treating elderly patients has received considerable attention and condemnation from both medical and social science researchers. When health care providers offer inappropriate or less care to patients because of their advanced chronological age, they potentially violate the Age Act of 1975. However, a review of the cases litigated under the Age Act suggests that advocates, regulators, and elders have not used the Age Act to… Expand
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