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Geriatrics

  • By: Thiago Monaco M.D., Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Geriatrics is the medical specialty concerned with elderly people and the field of human aging. Due to the important and worldwide population aging, geriatrics became an important specialty in medical care and in public health planning. Geriatrics deals with the human ...

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