Interaction with other health team members in caring for elderly patients

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Abstract

Over the next several decades, dentists, physicians, nurses, and caregivers will be challenged to provide safe, efficient health care to a burgeoning number of older adults with complex needs. Although each profession will contribute a unique set of skills, none will be able to provide comprehensive care in isolation from the others. As a result, interaction among dentists, physicians, and others will rely on effective communication and collaboration. Ultimately, dentists, physicians, and nurses will serve geriatric patients best when working as well-coordinated health care teams.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-388
Number of pages12
JournalDental Clinics of North America
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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