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The Columbia University School of Public Health Complete Guide to Health and Well-Being after 50
     

The Columbia University School of Public Health Complete Guide to Health and Well-Being after 50

by Robert J.M.D Weiss, Genell J. Subak-Sharpe
 

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The Columbia School of Public Health was among the first to develop a division devoted to gerontology and geriatrics. Such a tradition, which emphasizes the preventive aspects of medicine, is evident in this compendium. Topics include nutrition, relationships, planning for retirement, utilizing the health care system, and preventing common chronic diseases. The book speaks to the elderly themselves rather than to younger relatives and offers less of a disease-oriented model than do similar works. Subjects covered here have been discussed thoroughly elsewhere, but the numerous charts and excellent documentation make it a good choice for most libraries. Karen McNally Bensing, Metropolitan General Hospital Lib., Cleveland

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812913255
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/12/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
544

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