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Achieving a Self‐Sufficient Workforce? The Utilization of Migrant Labour in Healthcare

Stephen Bach

in Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour shortages, immigration, and public policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580590
eISBN:
9780191595257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580590.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the distinctive features of migration and labour shortages in the health sector, concentrating on medical and nursing staff. Mobility is strongly influenced by the regulatory ... More


Advance care planning and palliative care in dementia: a view from the Netherlands

Cees Hertogh

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Nursing home admission can be considered one of the final complications of dementia, which is the subject of this chapter. It addresses in particular the care model for people with dementia as it has ... More


Advanced Practice Nurses: Skilled Professionals or Cut-Rate “Physician Extenders”?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) provide care that includes tasks traditionally done by physicians. APRNs combine the holistic nursing care model with additional practitioner training. ... More


Ageing and intergenerational relations in Japan

Misa Izuhara

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The ageing of the population has affected many industrial societies, upsetting the existing balance of financial, material and instrumental resources across generations. The remarkable speed of ... More


Ambulatory care nurses responding to depression

Anthony De La Cruz, Richard Brown, and Steve Passik

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0037
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A significant percentage of cancer patients develop concomitant psychiatric disorders, such as adjustment disorders, demoralisation, and depression; and those with advanced disease are a particularly ... More


An American Challenge: Defense, Democracy, and Civil Rights after World War II

Charissa J. Threat

in Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039201
eISBN:
9780252097249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039201.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how concerns about national security shaped the Army Nurse Corps's (ANC) response to male nurses' integration and the push to desegregate the U.S. military. In the decade ... More


American nurses in Europe

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Women such as Julia Stimson and Helen Dore Boylston were motivated by both a desire for travel and adventure and a wish to prove themselves as professional women. They met the challenge of wartime ... More


American young women at war

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Young and inexperienced volunteer nurses, such as Shirley Millard discovered the complexities of war-nursing during their service in France. Millard wrote an honest account of her feelings of ... More


Applying a Solution-Focused Approach to Health Interviews in Japan

Norio Mishima

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0154
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In Japan, every employee in the workplace has to take a medical examination annually. After the examination, many workers are interviewed on their health conditions either by an occupational health ... More


Assisted Living Settings

Sheryl Zimmerman, Jean Munn, and Terry Koenig

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Assisted living (AL) is a term applied to a wide array of residential facilities for older adults. In the broadest sense, AL includes all group residential programs not licensed as nursing homes, ... More


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