Reichel's formative text is designed as a practical guide for health specialists confronted with the unique problems of geriatric patients.The current evidence does not support choosing one test over another. Evidence demonstrates that all tests are effective but differ in sensitivity, specificity, cost, and safety. ... 5 years, and colonoscopy every 10 years, each of which falls within usual cost-effectiveness thresholds. ... The Minnesota trial demonstrated that colon cancer mortality is reduced by 33% with annual testing and 16% with biannualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reichel's Care of the Elderly|
|Author||:||Christine Arenson, William Reichel|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2009-02-09|