The Resource The Safety-Net Health Care System : Health Care at the Margins, Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst

The Safety-Net Health Care System : Health Care at the Margins, Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst

Label
The Safety-Net Health Care System : Health Care at the Margins
Title
The Safety-Net Health Care System
Title remainder
Health Care at the Margins
Statement of responsibility
Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A unique and authoritative guide to the US safety-net health care system, Health Care at the Margins addresses how various populations and their difficult health and socio-economic issues are dealt with and impacted by the system. Drs. Gunnar Almgren and Taryn Lindhorst, experts in the fields of social work and public health, provide critical, much-needed insight into the safety-net system and how the recession, unemployment, and reform have accelerated its growth. Ideal for graduate students and early professionals in the health professions, this textbook. Includes narratives from patients
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA413.7.U53
LC item number
A46 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Safety-Net Health Care System : Health Care at the Margins, Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and definitions of the safety net health care system -- Poverty and being poor -- Stratification and stigma -- Differences, power, privilege, and disparities in care -- Homelessness as a social phenomenon and being homeless -- Substance abuse and addiction -- Violence, victimization, and trauma -- "Difficult patients", difficult health conditions -- Adherence to care -- Thriving in stressful environments
Control code
ocn769344151
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 390 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283395083
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26004707
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)769344151
  • pebcs0826105726

Library Locations

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