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Medical ‘manners’ on trial

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0040
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1997 commentary on so-called medical ‘manners’. It argues that as the power of interventions increase, the moral strength of medicine may come to rely on its ‘professional ... More


Evidence-Based Public Health

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, and Kathleen N. Gillespie (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195143768
eISBN:
9780199865581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143768.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Public health decisions are often based on short-term demands rather than long-term study, and policies and programs are sometimes developed from anecdotal evidence. To enhance evidence-based ... More


Primary care

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines payment schemes for general practitioners (GPs) or primary care physicians. These include fee for service, capitation, and salary. In their role as gatekeepers, GPs hold a ... More


Fitness to practise panels: the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service

John Martyn Chamberlain

in Medical Regulation, Fitness To Practice and Revalidation: A critical introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447325444
eISBN:
9781447325543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325444.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines recent developments in the fitness to practice hearings where complaints are made against doctors. It traces the introduction of the medical practitioner tribunal service as a ... More


Primary and community health care facilities

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary and community health care facilities include GPs' surgeries, long-term facilities (e.g., nursing and residential homes), hospices, etc. The level of care provided to the clients/patients in ... More


Legal Counsel to Public Health Practitioners

Wilfredo Lopez and Thomas R. Frieden

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a practical framework for understanding and guiding the relationship between public health practitioners and legal counsel. It first suggests issues to be reviewed when a public ... More


Making health impact assessment happen

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There are many situations where HIA would be useful but is not used. At the moment there is no readily available pool of trained manpower to do HIA. The skills needed for HIA are not exclusively ... More


Conclusion—where next for advocates, researchers, and policymakers trying to tackle health inequalities?

Katherine Smith, Sarah E. Hill, and Clare Bambra

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The final chapter reflects on the difficulties that appear to face researchers and others working to better understand and reduce health inequalities. After highlighting the major challenges that are ... More


Healthcare Settings

Bryan E. Christensen and Ryan P. Fagan

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Healthcare-associated infections (e.g., bloodstream, respiratory tract, urinary tract, or surgical site) can be common in patients. Patients receiving acute and chronic healthcare across various ... More


The focus on practitioners and the wider workforce

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter widens the history from consideration of specialists to outline key changes from 2005 for public health practitioners from all backgrounds, as well as the attention given to others in ... More


Trust relations and changing professional governance: theoretical challenges

Michael Calnan and Rosemary Rowe

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers how and why trust relations may be changing in the illustrative context of new forms of governance in the UK — presenting in the process a theoretical framework for explaining ... More


Conclusion: taking forward the debate

Stephen Peckham and Alison Hann

in Public health ethics and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the ethical issues in public health and policy making. It draws together the various arguments in the book and reflects on what further work ... More


Primary care: paying general practitioners

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198794837
eISBN:
9780191836329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794837.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the three most widely used remuneration systems for general practitioners (GPs): fee-for-service, capitation, and salary. Each system has its pros and cons, so in practice some ... More


Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The book is an important addition to the history of public health in England. Starting in the 1970s, with a brief overview of earlier periods, it charts the events leading to the unique achievement ... More


The view from the bridge: senior practitioners’ views on public health partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents the research findings, through qualitative research, derived from the views of senior practitioners and their perceptions of the effectiveness and efficacy of public health ... More


The view from the front line: practitioners’ views on public health partnerships

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents qualitative research findings of the views of frontline practitioners and service users of public health partnerships in four selected tracer issues. The topics examined ... 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


General practitioners’ position on problematic gambling in three European welfare states

Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Michał Bujalski, and Sara Rolando

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the cultural embeddedness of medical expertise in three European countries by confronting medical practitioners with an issue that has yet to be integrated into medical ... More


Transformation of the Nonphysician Health Professions

Joanne Spetz, James F. Cawley, and Jon Schommer

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Policymakers and healthcare leaders have highlighted the potential for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists to play a larger role in meeting healthcare needs. Each of these ... More


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