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Meeting the challenge of chronic illness

Author: Robert L Kane; Reinhard Priester; Annette M Totten
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Kane; Reinhard Priester; Annette M Totten
ISBN: 0801882095 9780801882098
OCLC Number: 57316728
Description: xxiii, 302 p. : ill. ; 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.
Responsibility: Robert L. Kane, Reinhard Priester, Annette M. Totten.

Abstract:

"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.
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