Care Management Journals

Care Management Journals is a medical journal focusing on Care Management

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring

Caring for the Dying: From a "Negative" to a "Positive" Legal Right to Die at Home
The choice of the old and terminally ill to die at home has been the subject of various types of research. However, one of the aspects of this subject, which has been investigated very little, is its legal context. The absence of such legal research...
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Commentary on the Special Issue on the Cognitively Impaired Elderly (Volume 22, Number 4)
Consider America in the first 30 years of the 21st century: At the millennium, 36 million persons in the United States had achieved 65 or more years, and more than 300,000 enter this age group annually. Twelve percent of these are expected to live at...
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Forcing Isolation: Medicare's "In the Home" Coverage Standard for Wheelchairs
Editor's Note. The fallowing document is reprinted and adapted for the Journal format with permission from the Medicare Rights Center (www.medicarerights.org).Medicare Rights CenterI. EXECUTIVE SUMMARYOlder adults and people with physical disabilities...
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Health Care Policy, Performance and Finance Strategic Issues in Health Care Management
HEALTH CARE POLICY, PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT Huw T. O. Davies and Manouche Tavakoli (Eds.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004, 291 pp., $39.00 (hardcover).What are the current trends and ideas in the organization...
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More Care at Home: The Challenge of Creating Viable Community Alternatives to Nursing Home Care
Creating a national long-term care (LTC) delivery "infrastructure"-one that would make home-based care more accessible to people with extensive needs-will be a major undertaking. It will require new service organizations that have the authority to provide...
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Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society: Education, Policy, Practice, and Research
SOCIAL WORK AND HEALTH CARE IN AN AGING SOCIETY: EDUCATION, POLICY, PRACTICE, AND RESEARCH Barbara J. Berkman (Ed.) and Linda Krogh Harootyan (Assoc. Ed.) New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2003, 408pp., $52.95 (hardcover).Berkman and Harootyan have...
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The Sunshine on My Face: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults
THE SUNSHINE ON MY FACE: A READ-ALOUD BOOK FOR MEMORY-CHALLENGED ADULTS Lydia Burdick (illustrated by Jane Freeman) Baltimore: Health Professions Press, 2005, 22pp., $17.95 (hardcover).Only one of humanity's great geniuses or great impostors or scam...
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The Value of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) provides guidance in planning care for elderly patients. The goals of CGA include reduction of health care cost, early recognition and treatment of geriatric syndromes and improved survival and quality of life...
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Trauma among Older People: Issues and Treatment
TRAUMAAMONG OLDER PEOPLE: ISSUES AND TREATMENT Leon Albert Hyer and Steven James Sohnle Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge, 2001, 322pp., $44.95 (hardcover).In Trauma. Among Older People: Issues and Treatment, Leon Albert Hyer and Steven James Sohnle explore...
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Victimization of the Elderly Homeless
Using data from the National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients (NSHAPC), this article examines the applicability of Felson's Routine Activities Theory to a national probability sample of older homeless individuals. Results indicate...
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Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older: How Memory Shapes Our Past
WHY LIFE SPEEDS UP AS YOU GET OLDER: HOW MEMORY SHAPES OUR PAST Douwe Draaisma New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004, 273pp. + index, $28.99 (hardcover).Any one of us aged past our years as a child will be captured by this book title, but how often...
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