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Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients

Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071443319

Cover of Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients 06 (ISBN 978-0071443319)
ISBN13: 978-0071443319
ISBN10: 0071443312
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
International: No

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Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071443319

Talmadge King

ISBN13: 978-0071443319
ISBN10: 0071443312
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This is the only reference currently available that focuses on the treatment of patients living with chronic diseases in poor and minority populations.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: PRINCIPLES Overview Of Vulnerability Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care The Health Care System and Vulnerable Populations: Nets and Gaps Clinical Epidemiology and the Poor Doctor/Patient Communication: The perpetuation of inequity or the bond that heals? Ethical Issues in the Care of Vulnerable Patients Physician as Advocate

SECTION II: PRACTICE Core Competencies Accounting for Literacy in Clinical Practice Key Concepts and Skills in Cross-Cultural Communication Navigating Language Barriers in Clinical Care Understanding Disability Assessing and Promoting Medical Adherence Principles of Effective Patient Education Principles of Behavioral Change Addressing Work Place Issues in Clinical Care Principles of Harm Reduction Vulnerable Populations Obesity as a Clinical and Social Problem Challenges in the Care of Patients with Chronic pain Principles of Caring for Substance Users Violence as a Medical Problem Approaches to Prisoners in Clinical Care Care of the Homeless Patient Issues in Care of Immigrant Patients Sexuality as a Vulnerability: The Care of Gay and Lesbian Patients The Hidden Poor: The Care of The Elderly Chronic Illness and Poverty Medical Care of the Mentally Ill Reproductive issues in Poor Women Treating Underserved Children: Preventing Chronic Illness

SECTION III: SPECIAL TOPICS Systems of Care Quality Improvement in the Public System Disease Management in Vulnerable Patient Multidisciplinary Care: A Necessary Competence

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