Going it together: Persistence of older adults' accompaniment to physician visits by a family companion Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Disabled Persons
  • Family
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Office Visits
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Physician-Patient Relations

abstract

  • Older adults' accompaniment to physician visits typically persists, most often by consistently involved family companions. Findings have implications for the patient-physician partnership and the patient-centered medical home.

publication date

  • January 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3258327

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03770.x

PubMed ID

  • 22211465

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 106

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 60

number

  • 1