Preventive care for the elderly. Do family physicians comply with recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care?

@article{Freedman2000PreventiveCF,
  title={Preventive care for the elderly. Do family physicians comply with recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care?},
  author={A Freedman and Nicholas Pimlott and Gary Naglie},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2000},
  volume={46},
  pages={350-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess to what extent family physicians perform the maneuvers for elderly patients recommended by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTF), and to compare physicians' performance among patients who had structured periodic health examinations with performance among those who did not. DESIGN Retrospective chart audit. SETTING Family practice unit in a secondary care, university-affiliated hospital in Toronto, Ont. PARTICIPANTS Records of 136 community-dwelling… CONTINUE READING

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