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Chronic disease and elderly care 

Chronic disease and elderly care
Chapter:
Chronic disease and elderly care
Source:
Oxford Handbook of General Practice (4 edn)
Author(s):

Chantal Simon

, Hazel Everitt

, Françoise van Dorp

, and Matt Burkes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199671038.003.0009

Chronic disease management

Medically unexplained symptoms

Normal ageing

Elderly care and rehabilitation

Prescribing for the elderly

Falls amongst the elderly

Assessment of pain

Principles of pain control

Pain-relieving drugs

Morphine and other strong opioids

Neuropathic pain

Carers

Pensions and benefits

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