The Continuum of Long-term Care

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Delmar Thomson Learning, 2001 - Continuum of care - 416 pages
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Graduate students in health care administration, public health, nursing and social work will appreciate this comprehensive overview of long-term health care. It provides a solid framework for understanding this highly fragmented field. Key sections explain the operating characteristics of each type of long term health care facility; discusses case management, information systems and financing associated with long-term care; and details specific health care systems for seniors, children, mental health clients, veterans and rehabilitation patients. Client examples along with tables and graphs improve your understanding of material. An instructor's guide and review questions make this book useful for faculty and students alike.Key features*Covers long-term care for various populations and age groups that must be served*Discusses long-term care through hospitals, nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices and assisted living facilities*Client examples, tables and graphs help improve understanding of content(KEYWORDS: health care, public health, administration, nursing, long-term care, graduate level)

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Connie J. Evashwick, ScD, is the Endowed Chair for the FHP Foundation and the Director for the Center for Health Behavior Studies, California State University, Long Beach, California.

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