Logo

Medical Management of the Home Care Patient

Small book cover: Medical Management of the Home Care Patient

Medical Management of the Home Care Patient
by

Publisher: American Medical Association
ISBN/ASIN: 1579478654
ISBN-13: 9781579478650
Number of pages: 74

Description:
This volume helps physicians identify and oversee the wide range of medical and social services available to assist their patients at home. Careful utilization of appropriate services can prevent unnecessary rehospitalizations, emergency department visits and poorer than expected health outcomes.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(870KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: The Future of Home Health CareThe Future of Home Health Care
- National Academies Press
Individuals with disabilities and functional impairments need a range of services and supports to keep living independently. However, there often is not a strong link between medical care provided in the home and the necessary social services.
(4092 views)
Book cover: Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for NursesPatient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses
by - AHRQ
Discussions of a wide range of issues regarding patient safety and quality health care. This book provides some insight into the multiple factors that determine the quality and safety of health care as well as patient, nurse, and systems outcomes.
(13415 views)
Book cover: Cancer Care for the Whole PatientCancer Care for the Whole Patient
by - National Academies Press
Today, it is not possible to deliver high-quality cancer care without using existing approaches, tools, and resources to address patients' psychosocial health needs. This book recommends actions to ensure that this standard is met.
(13002 views)
Book cover: Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to ImplementationAdvances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
by - NLM
The book describes what federally funded programs have accomplished in understanding medical errors and implementing programs to improve patient safety. It covers a wide range of research paradigms, clinical settings, and patient populations.
(8517 views)