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Health Care Needs Assessment: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Review

1st Edition

Andrew Stevens, James Raferty
January 01, 1960

In the past 10 years spirituality and spiritual care have been much debated in professional healthcare literature, highlighting the need for a recognised definition of spiritual care to enable appropriate assessment of, and response to, spiritual issues. This accessible and highly relevant book...

Managed Care: Practice and Progress

1st Edition

Michael Drury, Merrill Whalen
January 01, 1960

This book examines the principal methods by which managed care in the USA operates and considers its relevance to the embryonic National Health Service 'internal market'. It provides a greater focus to observations about US health care, management and techniques....

Priority Setting and the Public

1st Edition

Penelope Mullen, Peter Spurgeon
January 01, 1960

Practical and evidence-based, this unique book is the first comprehensive text focused on person-centered approaches to people with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It reflects a range of views and findings regarding assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, self-help...

What is the Future for a Primary Care-Led NHS?

1st Edition

Robert Boyd
January 01, 1960

Tax planning can lead to considerable efficiencies, but few GPs have been trained as businessmen. This book in "The Business Side of General Practice" series, provides a guide to the regulations, identifies the pitfalls and opportunities and shows how to maximize the income retained by the practice...

Therapeutics in Pregnancy and Lactation

1st Edition

Anne Lee, Sally Inch, David Finegan
January 01, 1960

This book provides busy health professionals with information and advice which complements that in the British National Formulary and other sources, helping them to ensure safe and effective drug treatment of pregnant or breastfeeding women....

Power and Influence in the NHS: Oceans Without Continents

1st Edition

Ian Banks
January 01, 1960

This book seeks to explain National Health Service (NHS) as a political environment. Its central premise is that the contemporary NHS in terms of its continuing national identity can only be recognized, and its behaviour truly understood, as a political development....

Making Choices for Healthcare

1st Edition

Frank Honigsbaum, Stefan Holmstrom, Johann Calltorp
January 01, 1960

This book is based on the seminar held over two days at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. It discusses how countries, namely Oregon, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom find ways of setting priorities in health care....

Evidence-Based and Cost-Effective Medicine for the Uninitiated

1st Edition

David B. Cooper
January 01, 1960

The use of home detoxification enables health care workers to avoid episodes of in-patient care, with its inherent high costs and secondary problems of label attachment and possible stigmatization. Patients, their carers (professional, voluntary and domestic), families and friends all involved in...

Premises and Information Technology: Your Questions Answered

1st Edition

Lyn Longridge
January 01, 1960

Health promotion is an integral part of the development of primary care and its emphasis in involving the community in local strategies and planning. This book draws together examples of best practice to show how each member of the primary health care team - together with professionals from other...

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