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Title Social work in public health and hospitals / [edited by] Sharon Duca Palmer.
Published Oakville, Ont. : Apple Academic Press, 2011.
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 Floor3  HV687 .S624 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description 348 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Direct costs associated with the appropriateness of hospital stay in elderly population / Joaquín F Mould-Quevedo, Carmen García-Peña, Iris Contreras-Hernàndez, Teresa Juárez-Cedillo, Claudia Espinel-Bermúdez, Gabriela Morales-Cisneros and Sergio Sánchez-García -- The use of Edinburgh postnatal depression scale to identify postnatal depression symptoms at well child visit / Vincenzo Currò, Emilia de Rosa, Silvia Maulucci, Maria Lucia Maulucci ,Maria Teresa Silvestri, Annaluce Zambrano and Vincenza Regine -- Financial access to health care in Karuzi, Burundi: a household-survey based performance evaluation / Sophie Lambert-Evans, Frederique Ponsar, Tony Reid, Catherine Bachy, Michel Van Herp, and Mit Philips -- Intention to breastfeed and awareness of health recommendations: findings from first-time mothers in Southwest Sydney, Australia / Li Ming Wen, Louise A Baur, Chris Rissel, Garth Alperstein and Judy M Simpson -- An exploration of how clinician attitudes and beliefs influence the implementation of lifestyle risk factor management in primary healthcare: a grounded theory study / Rachel A Laws, Lynn A Kemp, Mark F Harris, Gawaine Powell Davies, Anna M Williams, and Rosslyn Eames-Brown -- Prevalence and risk factors for stunting and severe stunting among under-fives in North Maluku Province of Indonesia / Ramli, Kingsley E Agho, Kerry J Inder, Steven J Bowe, Jennifer Jacobs and Michael J Dibley -- Determinants of use of maternal health services in Nigeria-looking beyond individual and household factors / Stella Babalola and Adesegun Fatusi -- "I washed and fed my mother before going to school:" understanding the psychosocial well-being of children providing chronic care for adults affected by HIV/AIDS in Western Kenya / Morten Skovdal and Vinvent O Ogutu -- Evolution of patients' complaints in a French university hospital: is there a contribution of a law regarding patients' rights? / Camila Giugliani, Nathalie Gault, Valia Fares, Jérémie Jegu, Sergio Eleni dit Trolli, Julie Biga and Gwenaelle Vidal-Trecan -- Three methods to monitor utilization of healthcare services by the poor / Abbas Bhuiya, S.M.A. Hanifi, Farhana Urni and Shehrin Shaila Mahmood -- Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states / Janice C Probst, James N Laditika and Sarah B Laditka -- Harm reduction in hospitals: is it time? / Beth S Rachlis, Thomas Kerr, Julio S.G. Montaner and Evan Wood -- "Good idea but not feasible"-the views of decision makers and stakeholders towards strategies for better palliative care in Germany: a representative survey / Sara Lena Lueckmann, Mareike Behmann, Susanne Bisson and Nils Scheider -- Knowledge and communication needs assessment of community health workers in a developing country: a qualitative study / Zaeem Haq and Assad Hafeez -- Patient experiences and health system responsiveness in South Africa / Karl Peltzer -- Malnutrition prevalence and precision in nutritional care differed in relation to hospital volume-a cross-sectional survey / Albert Westergren, Christine Wann-Hansson, Elisabet Bergh Börgdal, Jeanette Sjölander, Rosmarie Strömblad, Rosemarie Klevsgård, Caolina Axelsson, Christina Lindholm and Kerstin Ulander -- Hospital discharge planning and continuity of care for aged people in an Italian local health unit: does the care-home model reduce hospital readmission and mortality rates? / Gianfranco Damiani, Bruno Federico, Antonella Venditti, Lorella Sicuro, Silvia Rinaldi, Franco Cirio, Cristiana Pregno and Walter Ricciardi -- A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of clinical pathways on length of stay, hospital costs and patient outcomes / Thomas Rotter, Joachim Kugler, Rainer Koch, Holger Gothe, Sabine Twork, Jeroen M van Oostrum and Ewout W Steyerberg.
Summary "Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals deals with a variety of issues on social work in hospital settings and public policy issues. Included are articles on hospital stays for the elderly, identifying postnatal depression during well-child visits, breast-feeding and awareness of health recommendations, maternal health services in Nigeria, children living with parents with HIV and AIDS, patients' rights in hospitals, harm reduction in hospitals, and more. In addition to hospitals, the book looks at public health services at rural and community clinics, at university hospitals, and at doctors' offices."--Publisher's website.
Subject Medical social work.
Community-based social services.
Related Names Palmer, Sharon Duca, 1965-
ISBN 1926692853
OCLC number 710886504