Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations

Author: Talmadge E King, Jr.; Margaret B Wheeler
Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill Education, [2016] ©2016
Series: McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine.; A Lange medical book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
This one-of-a-kind resource teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance and/or accessible services, or based on culture; education; age; inadequate transportation; poor English language skills; homelessness; immigrant status; chronic disease; mental illness; substance abuse; or HIV. Time-saving boxed inserts establish main points,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients.
(DLC) 2015046071
(OCoLC)930496792
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Talmadge E King, Jr.; Margaret B Wheeler
ISBN: 9780071834018 007183401X
OCLC Number: 944957348
Language Note: English.
Notes: "A Lange medical book."
Previous edition: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: pt. I, Principles : --
Vulnerable populations and health disparities: an overview --
Health care disparities: an overview --
Financing and organization of healthcare for vulnerable populations --
Legal issues in the care of underserved populations --
Principles in the ethical care of underserved patients --
Community engagement and partnership --
A global perspective on the care of medically vulnerable and underserved populations --
Advocacy. pt. II, Practice : --
Practical strategies in addressing social detriments of health in clinical settings --
Creating a context for effective intervention in the clinical care of vulnerable patients --
Creating the medical home for underserved patients --
Promoting behavior change --
Assessing and promoting medication adherence --
Navigating cross-cultural communication --
Improving the communication exchange: a focus on limited health literacy --
Group medical visits for underserved populations --
Applying interactive health (mHelath) technologies for vulnerable populations --
Applying principles and practice of quality improvement to better care of the underserved --
Interdisciplinary models of care for high-risk patients. pt. III, Populations : --
Underserved children: preventing chronic illness and promoting health --
Vulnerabilities of adolescence and young adulthood --
The family as the context for care --
The hidden poor: care of the older adult --
Care of the dying patient --
Work, living environment, and health --
Care of the food insecure patient --
Clinical care for persons with a history of incarceration --
Care of the homeless patient --
Immigrant health issues --
Rural health care: communities, systems, and patient care --
Providing care to patients who speak limited English --
The care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients --
The medical treatment of patients with psychiatric illness --
Women's health: reproduction and beyond in poor women --
Intimate partner violence --
Trauma and trauma-informed care --
Obesity as a clinical and social problem --
Chronic pain management in vulnerable populations --
Principles of caring for people who use alcohol and other drugs --
Tobacco use --
Dental care: the forgotten need --
Disability and patients with disabilities --
HIV/AIDS: impact on vulnerable populations --
Care of the socially complicated patient in the hospital --
Caring for oneself while caring for others.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine.; A Lange medical book.
Responsibility: [edited by] Talmadge E. King, Jr., Margaret B. Wheeler.

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The leading reference and text on the increasingly relevant and important topic of caring for underserved patients and those with highly unique health requirements  Read more...

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