Attitudes toward the elderly among young family physicians in Turkey.

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Summary of "Attitudes toward the elderly among young family physicians in Turkey."

General practitioners'(GPs) role is important as they are easily accessible especially for elderly. Young GPs need to improve their attitudes toward the elderly so that they can be a part of solution for health problems of elderly in the future. The aim of this study is to determine attitudes of young GPs toward elderly by the University of California at Los Angeles Geriatrics Attitude Scale (UCLA-GAS).


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Name: Journal of family medicine and primary care
ISSN: 2249-4863
Pages: 998-1001


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