Getting the most out of a home visit.

  • Richard J Ham
  • Published 1986 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
This article reviews the rationale and indications for home visits to elderly patients, and emphasizes the necessity of a home visit in order to obtain a complete picture of the patient and his or her problems. Many frail elderly people cannot obtain medical care unless they are seen at home. The home visit can expedite much preventive and anticipatory care… CONTINUE READING