Rural and Other Medically Underserved Populations An Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America 50 3

Author: JoAnn S. Oliver
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323395740
Format: PDF
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This issue will address health care issues and clinical implications of rural and other medically underserved priority populations. The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality identified priority populations to include rural residents, racial and ethnic minorities, low income groups, women, children, older adults, and other individuals who may require chronic care. The editors identified a need for articles focusing on priority populations to help further understand health implications of health disparities among specific populations. A main focus is on identifying useful clinically focused strategies to address racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic differences that are relevant and influence overall healthcare, access, and quality of life. The articles will provide clinicians and other consumers of Nursing Clinics of North America with a diverse and unique perspective on an array of clinically relevant and population focused topics. Some example topics included are: Tailoring interactive multimedia to improve diabetes self- management; Addressing mental and physical health among older adults; Using mobile devices to access evidence- based information in a rural setting; Identifying family history and development of risk factors for diabetes among underserved preschool children; Addressing smoking cessation, Cancer screening issues, Cardiovascular health, and Obesity.

The U S Health System Origins and Functions

Author: Camille K Barsukiewicz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285400542
Format: PDF
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THE U.S. HEALTH SYSTEM offers not only an historical perspective detailing the origins of our health care system, but also discusses the forces that changed and shaped our system into what it is today. Underlying the comprehensive information on health care costs, finance, access, delivery and reform, is the ethical question of whether health care is a right or a privilege. You'll find real-world stories of health care organizations that must deal with delivery and financing of services, as well as references to web sites for further information. Each chapter poses topics for further debate in a Question of Ethics and provides hands-on exercises in the Activity-Based Learning sections. Exhibits in each chapter will stimulate discussion on the various chapter topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Congressional Record

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

M rkte im Umbruch

Author: Mohamed El-Erian
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3862484696
Format: PDF, ePub
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Die globalen Wirtschaftssysteme ändern sich rasant und werden zunehmend von heftigen Krisen geschüttelt. Nationen die bis vor kurzem noch in Wohlstand schwelgten, stehen kurz vor dem finanziellen Kollaps und sehen sich auf einmal vor ganz neue Herausforderungen gestellt. Vielen Börsianern geht es nicht anders. Die Handelsstrategien von gestern funktionieren heute nicht mehr. Investoren müssen die Märkte ganz neu interpretieren und bewerten. Nur wie? Das Buch zeigt mögliche Wege und Szenarien, mit denen sich Investoren auf die künftigen Herausforderungen der Weltwirtschaft optimal vorbereiten. Es gibt Strategien an die Hand, Fehldeutungen zu vermeiden und seine Vermögenswerte zu schützen. Mit durchdachten und einfach nachzuvollziehenden Erläuterungen beleuchtet El-Erian die Ursachen und die Konsequenzen der aktuellen Verfassung der globalen Wirtschafts- und Finanzsysteme.