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Health Care for the Elderly : Regional Responses for National Policy Issues - Kathleen Gainor Andreoli

Health Care for the Elderly

Regional Responses for National Policy Issues

Hardcover Published: 1st February 1987
ISBN: 9780866566070
Number Of Pages: 382

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Leading experts in health policy, gerontology, economics, and ethics explore the potential impact of the growing number of elderly on our health care system. They provide valuable information on the continuing debate over national health care policy for the elderly versus a more decentralized.

Contents Preface

Issues in Health and Social Policy for an Aging Society The Biological Constraints on Human Aging: Implications for Health Policy Institutional Versus Community Care of the Elderly: The Delicate Balance of Social Policy The Impact Prospective Payment Will Have on Deinstitutionalizing Health Care for the Elderly Educating Practitioners for Care of the Elderly: The Teaching Nursing Home? Health Promotion and the Elderly: Why Do It and Where Does It Lead? Medical Care for the Elderly in Other Western Countries: Lessons for the United States

ISBN: 9780866566070
ISBN-10: 0866566074
Series: Home Health Care Services Quarterly Ser.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 382
Published: 1st February 1987
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1