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Roots of the Problem

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter provides demographic information about the prevalence of disability among U.S. residents and outlines population trends suggesting rising numbers of persons with ... More


Getting into and around Health Care Settings

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the physical barriers persons with disabilities can encounter when they visit health care settings, including difficulties opening doors, inaccessible restroom facilities, and ... More


More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Nearly 20% of Americans live today with some disability, and this number will grow as the “baby boomers” age. Despite this, the U.S. health care system is ill equipped to provide optimal, safe, and ... More


Improving Patient-Clinician Communication

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter offers suggestions for improving open and effective patient-clinician communication. The first step involves training clinicians to recognize communication barriers. All members of ... More


Etiquette during Physical Examinations and Interactions with Office Staff

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interpersonal interactions during physical examinations and medical procedures convey volumes about respect, empathy, and understanding. Listening and following patients' instructions, such as about ... More


Pushing against Boundaries of the Health Care System

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The factors outside the traditional health care system—or straddling the boundary between health care and other sectors—can often have huge implications for persons' health and well being. This ... More


Self-Management and Advocacy

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Shifting the paradigm of care from traditional roles of clinicians directing patients to a model of collaboration in care has gained currency as a strategy for improving both health care quality and ... More


Designing Accessible Health Care Settings

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the design of health care settings that are accessible to persons with physical and sensory disabilities. It starts by reviewing Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. It ... More


Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability

Joseph Straus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190871208
eISBN:
9780190871239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871208.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Modernist music is centrally concerned with the representation and narration of disability. The most characteristic features of musical modernism—fractured forms, immobilized harmonies, conflicting ... More


Upper Limb—Shoulder, Humerus, and Elbow

Alex Trompeter and David Elliott (eds)

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749059
eISBN:
9780191916977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749059.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of the following features is associated with humeral head ischaemia after a proximal humerus fracture? Select the single most appropriate answer. Dislocation of the glenohumeral ... More


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