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Factors influencing health and well-being in the older adult.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11221318     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Both in New Zealand and internationally there are increasing numbers of people living well into their senior years. Not only are more individuals reaching late adulthood, more are living beyond this stage. Because of corresponding increases in illness and/or disability this phenomenon has implications for the provision of health care to communities. This article offers a literature review of selected factors influencing the health and well-being of older people, with a particular emphasis on the older male. Implications for nursing practice in New Zealand are discussed.
Authors:
S Neville; F Alpass
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing praxis in New Zealand inc     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0112-7438     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Prax N Z     Publication Date:  1999 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-26     Completed Date:  2001-04-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212162     Medline TA:  Nurs Prax N Z     Country:  New Zealand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  36-45     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Christchurch Polytechnic.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aging / psychology*
Female
Geriatric Nursing*
Health Status*
Humans
Male
Social Support

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