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Author Kane, Robert L., 1940-2017.

Title Meeting the challenge of chronic illness / Robert L. Kane, Reinhard Priester, Annette M. Totten ; foreword by Edward Wagner
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005


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 MELB  616.044 Kan/Mtc  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  616.044 Kan/Mtc  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents What's so special about chronic illness care? -- The dimensions of chronic illness -- How the current system fails people with chronic illnesses -- Reorganizing care in the face of chronic illness -- The right health care workers with the right skills -- Patients and families -- Innovative technology -- Prevention -- Paying for chronic care -- The context for reform -- Next steps
Summary "Meeting the Challenge of Chronic Illness examines current deficiencies in chronic illness care and explores ways to improve it. Addressing the challenges of shifting from the primacy of acute illnesses to the predominance of chronic conditions, the authors identify the components necessary to reorganize and reform health care."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chronically ill -- Care -- United States.
Chronic diseases.
Chronic Disease -- economics.
Chronic Disease -- nursing.
Caregivers -- psychology.
Long-Term Care -- organization & administration.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author Priester, Reinhard.
Totten, Annette M. (Annette Marie), 1964-
LC no. 2004030319
ISBN 0801882095 hardcover alkaline paper