Screening the elderly in general practice.

  • Lindsay Pike
  • Published 1976 in
    The Journal of the Royal College of General…
All the 855 patients over the age of 65 in one general practice were reviewed. Those under care were excluded (316-37 per cent), and the rest were offered a screening examination in the practice. In all, 335 were examined and several had been previously screened. The yield of conditions found is reported and the advantage of the work in general practice… CONTINUE READING