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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Red wine : a Rx for the End of Life

  • CDC, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State-specific healthy life expectancy at age 65 years--United States, 2007-2009. MMWR Morb Mortal

Wkly Rep. 2013;62:561-566.



  • Emmerich N, 2014

Emmerich N. Reith Lectures: the goal of medicine should be well-being, says Atul Gawande. The Conversation. December 23, 2014.



  • Escoffier, 2014

French hospital introduces wine bar for patients. Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. August 12, 2014.



  • Gepner Y, 2015

Gepner Y, Golan R, Harman-Boehm I, et al. Effects of initiating moderate alcohol intake on cardiometabolic risk in adults with type 2 diabetes: a 2-year randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2015;163:569-579.


  • Harbertson J, 2007

Harbertson J. Grape and wine phenolics: a primer. WSU Viticulture and Enology. 2007.



  • Harding D, 2014

Harding D. Wine is new prescription for terminally sick patients in France. New York Daily News. August 1, 2014.



  • Lamas DJ, 2015

Lamas DJ. Smuggling a beer for my hospital patient. The New York Times. May 28, 2015.



  • Quaas J, 2010

Quaas J. Mediterranean diet for secondary prevention after heart attack. The NNT. September 17, 2010.



  • Rees K, 2013

Rees K, Hartley L, Flowers N, et al. 'Mediterranean' dietary pattern for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.



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