Health Care Maintenance of Saudi Elderly Women in Outpatient Clinics
American Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 197-203
Received: Jun. 24, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 4, 2015; Published: Aug. 13, 2015
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Muneerah albugami, Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Yasmin Al Twaijri, Research Centre, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Scientific Computing, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Hussam Janaid, Family medicine and polyclinics Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Abdulwahab Heggi, Family medicine and polyclinics Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Abdelazeim Elamin, Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Rania Abdelreheem, Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Siddiquee Mohammed, Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Walae Alahmadi, Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
Noura Alturaif, Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
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Abstract
Lifestyle modifications, screenings, early identification, and appropriate intervention may prevent many chronic conditions that cause morbidity and mortality in elderly women. The objective of our study is to describe the current clinical practice of preventive health services (screening, counselling and immunization) among elderly women. This is a retrospective chart review study from January 2009 to December 2011
Keywords
Elderly, Functional Status, Life Expectancy, Health Maintenance, Preventive Care
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Muneerah albugami, Yasmin Al Twaijri, Hussam Janaid, Abdulwahab Heggi, Abdelazeim Elamin, Rania Abdelreheem, Siddiquee Mohammed, Walae Alahmadi, Noura Alturaif, Health Care Maintenance of Saudi Elderly Women in Outpatient Clinics, American Journal of Internal Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 197-203. doi: 10.11648/j.ajim.20150305.11
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