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Economics and Nursing - 01 edition

Economics and Nursing (ISBN10: 0803604653; ISBN13: 9780803604650)
ISBN13: 978-0803604650
ISBN10: 0803604653

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0803640658
ISBN10: 080364065X

Summary: To compete competitively in the health care job market, nurses must understand the economic and financial realities affecting the health care delivery system, such as effective resource allocation, cost containment measures, and quality management efforts that promote high-quality client-centered nursing care. Economics and Nursing presents in an easy-to-read, clinically applicable format a comprehensive analysis of economic realities and issues relevant to nursing.<
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Features:
  • Scholarly, comprehensive analysis of economic realities and issues relevant to nursing and health care and their implications for nursing practice
  • Text geared for readers with no previous economic knowledge
  • Only economics text that addresses the specific needs of nursing
  • Topics covered include basic economic concepts such as supply, demand, and pricing mechanisms; nursing labor market demand, supply, salary determination; strengthening the economic base for clinical and advanced practice nursing roles; changing health care reimbursement systems; managed care; techniques for cost-benefit analysis; global competition; health promotion and wellness; impact of information technology on health care; and nursing's contribution to the national Healthy People 2010 project
  • Emphasis on preventive and self-care activities and their financial implications in a variety of health care settings
  • Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, call-outs to economic principles, boxes with case examples that illustrate economic analysis of content, references, critical thinking questions, description of Internet sites, and a glossary of economic terms at the end of the book

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Summary: To compete competitively in the health care job market, nurses must understand the economic and financial realities affecting the health care delivery system, such as effective resource allocation, cost containment measures, and quality management efforts that promote high-quality client-centered nursing care. Economics and Nursing presents in an easy-to-read, clinically applicable format a comprehensive analysis of economic realities and issues relevant to nursing.


Features:
  • Scholarly, comprehensive analysis of economic realities and issues relevant to nursing and health care and their implications for nursing practice
  • Text geared for readers with no previous economic knowledge
  • Only economics text that addresses the specific needs of nursing
  • Topics covered include basic economic concepts such as supply, demand, and pricing mechanisms; nursing labor market demand, supply, salary determination; strengthening the economic base for clinical and advanced practice nursing roles; changing health care reimbursement systems; managed care; techniques for cost-benefit analysis; global competition; health promotion and wellness; impact of information technology on health care; and nursing's contribution to the national Healthy People 2010 project
  • Emphasis on preventive and self-care activities and their financial implications in a variety of health care settings
  • Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, call-outs to economic principles, boxes with case examples that illustrate economic analysis of content, references, critical thinking questions, description of Internet sites, and a glossary of economic terms at the end of the book

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Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 10/28/2000
International: No

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