Quality of life

Considerations in geriatrics

Ruth R Faden, P. S. German

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Conceptual and ethical considerations guiding discussions of quality of life and the elderly are examined. The relationship of quality of life to function and health status is assessed and the conclusion reached that the meaning of quality of life changes over the life span. Finally, the presentation is made of the ethical implications for clinical practice and policy of differences in definition of quality of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)541-551
Number of pages11
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume10
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994

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Quality of life : Considerations in geriatrics. / Faden, Ruth R; German, P. S.

In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1994, p. 541-551.

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Faden, Ruth R ; German, P. S. / Quality of life : Considerations in geriatrics. In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 1994 ; Vol. 10, No. 3. pp. 541-551.
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