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Books, Journals, New Media
June 9, 2004

Geriatrics

Author Affiliations
 

Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; David H. Morse, MS, University of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Journal Review Editor.

JAMA. 2004;291(22):2760. doi:10.1001/jama.291.22.2760

Geriatrics and gerontology continue to grow and develop but appear to be at a crucial point. Clearly, the population is aging with increasing needs for geriatric care but equally apparent is that there is not, nor will there be in the foreseeable future, an adequate supply of trained geriatricians to meet this demand. The primary care physician will continue to be at the forefront in providing geriatric medical care. Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology will serve as a valuable resource not only for geriatricians but for all physicians who care for older adults.

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