Reporting mistreatment of older adults: the role of physicians.

@article{Rosenblatt1996ReportingMO,
  title={Reporting mistreatment of older adults: the role of physicians.},
  author={Dorrie E. Rosenblatt and Ki Hyun Cho and Paul W. Durance},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          65-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize elder mistreatment reporting patterns over time and by reporting source with specific focus on physician reporting. To determine whether demographic or socioeconomic factors influenced the reporting of elder abuse in Michigan between 1989 and 1993 and whether these factors affected physician reporting rates. DESIGN Analysis of the State of Michigan's records of reported cases of suspected adult abuse for the years 1989-1993. MEASUREMENTS Counties were categorized… CONTINUE READING
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