Law and geriatrics: An Israeli perspective on future challenges

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This paper describes current problems in Israel in the fields of geriatric medicine and elder law. The background to the problems is discussed, with a commentary on the deficiencies in everyday practice. The author presents proposals for change both in the legislative system and in application of acceptable standards of medical care and practical use of improved legal provision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-300
Number of pages16
JournalMedicine and Law
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2003


  • Aging
  • Elder law
  • Empowerment
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Israeli law
  • Mental competence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Law


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