With major advancements in medical knowledge, technology, imaging techniques, surgical skills and pharmaceutical products as well as prosthetic devices, many of these patients now live much longer lives and sometimes even close to the average life expectancy for the country, at least in the developed world. With that, a new medical care challenge has been created and we have to take a life span approach.
|Title of host publication||Disability and chronic disease|
|Editors||J Merrick, S Aspler, M Morad|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|