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Geriatric Care Management Settings

Carmen Morano and Barbara Morano

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/9780195173727.003.0037
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes social work practice in geriatric care management settings. It considers contemporary challenges that arise in these settings, including definitional issues around what ... More


Geriatric Care in Egypt

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care for older persons forms an increasing segment of the Egyptian labor market. The critical question for older persons in Egypt is whether there are enough facilities to meet the demand for care. ... More


All in the Family

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the important role of the family in caring for the elderly. It argues that the delivery of high-quality primary care for the elderly cannot be delivered in isolation from ... More


A Bubble Off

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the prospects for primary care provided to patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). People with MCI have more than a benign degree of forgetfulness, yet they are not ... More


“Tell Him Not to Drive”

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on various issues surrounding medical care of the elderly. It first shares his views regarding an older patient's ability to drive a motor vehicle safely, giving examples of ... More


Fairness and Transparency in Bedside Micro-allocation: Improving the Ethical Competence of Clinical Staff

Jan Schürmann, Barbara Meyer-Zehnder, Marcel Mertz, Heidi Albisser Schleger, Mathias Schlögl, Reto W. Kressig, Hans Pargger, and Stella Reiter-Theil

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes an approach that integrates various ways of helping clinicians to practice fair and transparent bedside allocation. A key component of this help involves improving the ... More


Palliative Care at the End of Life

David J. Bearison

in Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169850
eISBN:
9780197562192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169850.003.0025
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Oncology

Consider the following advice given to parents whose children are dying in hospitals: “If your child has to die, he can die peacefully. You can make sure he is free of pain. You can make sure that ... More


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