31. Multidisciplinary Models of Care

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Kathleen Tschantz Unroe1 and
  2. Harvey Jay Cohen2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch31

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Tschantz Unroe, K. and Cohen, H. J. (2012) Multidisciplinary Models of Care, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for the Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA

  2. 2

    Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27706, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • multidisciplinary models of care;
  • chronic disease, multidisciplinary care;
  • multidisciplinary teams;
  • workforce shortage/multifacted approach;
  • primary care and geriatrics expertise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Importance of Multidisciplinary Care

  • Geriatric Assessment

  • Multidisciplinary Approaches

  • Conclusions

  • References