- Filename: caring-for-books-and-documents.
- ISBN: 9781461663270
- Release Date: 1998-04-21
- Number of pages: 48
- Author: A. D. Baynes-Cope
- Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Books are fragile objects. In the wring environment, excessive bent and cold, humidity, animals and insects—even people— can cause rapid damage to a book's fabric. In this practical guide to maintaining a collection at its best, the author explains the reasons for decay in books and documents and gives straightforward advice on creating the right conditions for a library, large or small. *Fully revised and expanded edition of this authoritative work *Illustrated with photographs and line drawings. *An invaluable addition to any library
- Filename: caring-for-elderly-parents.
- ISBN: 0865692696
- Release Date: 1997-01-01
- Number of pages: 232
- Author: Deborah M. Merrill
- Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Documents how working- and middle-class caregivers juggle responsibilities for their elderly parents, their jobs, and their own immediate families.
- Filename: pocket-book-of-hospital-care-for-children.
- ISBN: 9241546700
- Release Date: 2005
- Number of pages: 378
- Author: World Health Organization
- Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books (P) Ltd.
This pocket book contains up-to-date clinical guidelines, based on available published evidence by subject experts, for both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals where basic laboratory facilities and essential drugs and inexpensive medicines are available. It is for use by doctors, senior nurses and other senior health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first referral level in developing countries. In some settings, these guidelines can be used in the larger health centres where a small number of sick children can be admitted for inpatient care.
- Filename: critical-government-documents-on-health-care.
- ISBN: 9781598887440
- Release Date: 2016-01-05
- Number of pages: 250
- Author: Don Philpott
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Critical Government Documents on Health Care reviews of many of the major health issues facing us today. The book does not offer any new information nor attempt to take sides. Instead, it is an attempt to gather together information from as many sources as possible and presents arguments for and against the issues covered so that you the reader can come to your own conclusions. Areas covered include killer diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases and obesity. It discusses the arguments for and against immunization and looks at issues which impact your health such as the environment and pollution. There is a detailed section on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and the problems it poses for healthcare providers and caregivers, and this is coupled with all the other issues that arise from a growing aging population. Finally the book discusses external threats such as pandemics, Ebola and other diseases that can rapidly spread from continent to continent and what is and should be done to contain them. About the Series: The Critical Documents Series looks at critical issues of our times. It provides non-partisan information with no spin about critical players, events, and information from and about Washington from as many sources as possible — from scientific journals and government reports to political manifestos and lobby group publications. It presents arguments for and against the issues covered so that you the reader can come to your own conclusions.
- Filename: caring-for-depression.
- ISBN: 0674097297
- Release Date: 1996
- Number of pages: 252
- Author: Kenneth B. Wells
- Publisher: Harvard University Press
One of the major concerns about the changing U.S. health-care systems is whether they will improve or diminish the quality and cost-effectiveness of medical care. The shift from a fee-for-service to a prepaid method of reimbursement has greatly changed the incentives of patients to seek care as well as those of providers to supply it. This change poses a particular challenge for care of depressed patients, a vulnerable population that often does not advocate for its own care. This book documents the inefficiencies of our national systems--prepaid as well as fee-for-service--for treating depression and explores how they can be improved. Although depression is a major illness affecting millions of people, it is seriously undertreated in the United States. The ongoing shift of mental-health care away from specialists and toward primary medical-care providers is causing fewer depressed patients to be appropriately diagnosed and treated. Depression is frequently more devastating than other major illnesses, such as arthritis and heart disease, because it often begins at a younger age, when people are at their productive peak and thus at risk of permanently damaging their careers. It also differs from many medical conditions in that its indirect costs are usually much higher than direct treatment costs. The authors urge the integration of both medical and economic considerations in designing policies for the treatment of depression. They show that by spending more money efficiently on care, the nation will gain greater health improvements per dollar invested and a more productive population.
- Filename: international-health-law-and-ethics.
- ISBN: 9789046602591
- Release Date: 2009
- Number of pages: 487
- Author: André den Exter
- Publisher: Maklu
This book contains a collection of treaty documents and soft law on health care rights and health ethics used in health law training programs. Regional documents and explanatory reports on health care rights, which are derived from international human rights law, provide a way of "unwrapping" government obligations in health care, making rights more specific, accessible, and (judicially) accountable. In addition, soft law declarations and medical ethics contribute to understanding the moral meaning of human rights in health care. As such, the principles and standards provide practical guidance for States when dealing with equal access to health care services, the rights of patients, biomedical research, organ donation and transplantation, genetics, and public health. The book's general comments and explanatory reports amplify the principles embodied in human rights treaties. The authoritative interpretations clarify a 'European approach' on a State's obligations concerning health care rights and ethics. This volume is an initiative of the Erasmus Observatory on Health Law. It will be a helpful guide for all trainers, health care professionals, and students interested in human rights issues in health care.
- Filename: advance-health-care-documents.
- ISBN: OCLC:903958267
- Release Date: 2015
- Number of pages: 12
- Author: Laura Rose
"Advance health care documents are documents that a person executes while he or she is competent to make decisions, in order to cover future situations when the person i s no longer able to make health care decisions. Wisconsin statutes recognize three such documents: (1) the living will (referred to statutorily as a "declaration to physicians"); (2) the power of attorney for health care; and (3) the do - not - resuscitate o rder. This Information Memorandum describes laws that apply to those documents and updates a prior Information Memorandum on this topic." -- Page 1.