Clear all

1 results found

reorder grid_view

Compression of Morbidity: In Retrospect and in Prospect

May 5, 2005

By postponing the age at which chronic infirmity begins,disability and morbidity could be compressed into a shorter period of the average human life span, resulting in a society in which the active and vital years of life would increase in length, the disabilities and frailties of ageing would be postponed,and the total amount of lifetime disability and morbidity would decrease.