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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Introduction to health services.
New York : Wiley, ©1988
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen J Williams; Paul R Torrens
|Notes:||"A Wiley medical publication."|
|Description:||xx, 508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||OVERVIEW OF THE HEALTH SERVICES SYSTEM: Historical Evolution and Overview of Health Services in the US; CAUSES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF HEALTH SERVICES USE IN THE UNITED STATES: The Physiologic and Psychologic Bases of Health, Disease and Care Seeking; PROVIDERS OF HEALTH SERVICES: Public Health Services - Background and Present Status; Ambulatory Health Care Services; The Hospital; The Continuum of Long-Term Care; Mental Health Services: Growth and Development of a System; RESOURCES FOR HEALTH SERVICES: Medical Technology and Its Assessment; Health Professionals; Financing Health Services; ASSESSING AND REGULATING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE: Health Services Planning and Regulation; The Quality of Health Care; Evaluating Health Care Programs and Services; HEALTH CARE POLICIES AND POLITICS: Health Policy and the Politics of Health Care; Epilogue; Issues for the Future; Index.|
|Series Title:||Wiley series in health services.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Stephen J. Williams, Paul R. Torrens.|