Health care Utilization and Impacts of Acute Illness on Wealth of Ageing Population in Thailand. [Ph.D., 2009]


Abstract: The proportion of older citizens is increasing in the population of most countries. Keeping the well-being of this cohort usually demands more attention and resources. The elderly as a group are generally in poorer health than the rest of the population. They are more likely to suffer from disability and visit the doctor more often. Those with chronic ailments particularly need continuing treatment, some require long-term care in a nursing facility ...