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O'Brien, J and Cooney, C and Bartley, M and O'Neill, D (2013) Elder abuse and neglect: The role of Irish doctors. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 182, (supplement 6), p. 295.

[This is taken from a book of conference proceedings. There is only an abstract]

Background: Elder Abuse and Neglect appears to be a growing problem that robs older adults of quality of life and may result in death. It would appear that doctors should be in an ideal position to detect and report instances of abuse and neglect, despite this fact doctors ranked eighth in reporting in Ireland.

Methods: Three separate surveys of General Practitioners regarding Abuse and Neglect, and Geriatricians and Old Age Psychiatrists regarding Self-Neglect, were conducted via Survey Monkey in 2010 yielding respectively response rates of 24; 45, and 68%......

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Irish-related, Article
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p. 295
supplement 6
Conference proceedings of the 61st Annual and Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society. Meeting programme & abstracts ; Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin; 20th and 21st September 2013
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