Using Nursing Case Management to Improve Health Outcomes

Using Nursing Case Management to Improve Health Outcomes Author Michael Newell
ISBN-10 UOM:39015038406008
Release 1996
Pages 289
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The Case Manager s Training Manual

The Case Manager s Training Manual Author David W. Plocher
ISBN-10 0834219301
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 318
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Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation



The Leader s Guide to Hospital Case Management

The Leader s Guide to Hospital Case Management Author Stefani Daniels
ISBN-10 0763733547
Release 2005
Pages 329
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This text addresses the role of the hospital care manager from a business perspective rather than a nursing perspective. It speaks to the relationship the case manager has with the executive team, managed care contracting office, decision support specialists, as well as medical staff and clinical providers and reveals the value of engaging all of them as allies in pursuit of global objectives on behalf of every stakeholder.



Case Management

Case Management Author Suzanne K. Powell
ISBN-10 078171883X
Release 2000
Pages 522
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The Second Edition of this comprehensive "how to" text has been completely revised and updated. This text outlines the basics of case management and illustrates some of the pitfalls encountered in the field of case management. The book provides information on the new Case Management Standards, supplies standard definitions and guidelines of case management for the practicing case manager, and presents information on caring for clients in a wide variety of health care settings. New to this edition--chapters focusing on Quality Reviews and Risk Management with a strong emphasis on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), ethical and legal issues, and various case studies.



Children and Families in Health and Illness

Children and Families in Health and Illness Author Marion E. Broome
ISBN-10 9780803959033
Release 1998-03-09
Pages 363
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Written and edited by leading pediatric and family nurse researchers, this book provides a synthesis of the research literature in nursing and health promotion of children, pediatric acute and chronic conditions, and children and families in the health care system.Children and Families in Health and Illness will prove an excellent shelf reference for researchers and a thought-provoking read for advanced-level practitioner in child or family nursing.



Managed Care

Managed Care Author Margaret M. Conger
ISBN-10 9781452221106
Release 1999-01-27
Pages 304
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Of all the recent changes in health care, none more dramatically affected both patients and care providers than managed care. Not only has it altered the way we pay for health care, but also it has compelled a change in the way we approach health care, focusing increasingly on preventive care to reduce costs. In this book, the author and her colleagues examine the impact of managed care on nursing as a profession and nurses as individual caregivers. Managed Care: Practice Strategies for Nursing will serve as an excellent course text on nursing and managed care, as well as a useful introduction and shelf reference for professional nurses at all levels of practice.



Foundations for Population Health in Community Public Health Nursing E Book

Foundations for Population Health in Community Public Health Nursing   E Book Author Marcia Stanhope
ISBN-10 9780323443814
Release 2017-09-20
Pages 656
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Get the essential information you need to know about population health and community health nursing! Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Edition includes concise, focused coverage of community health nursing — from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives. QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community. Healthy People 2020 objectives in every chapter address the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade. Genomics coverage provides a history of genetics and genomics and how they impact public/community health nursing care. Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community. Clinical Application scenarios present practice situations with questions and answers to help you apply chapter concepts to practice in the community. Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, to reinforce the concept of prevention as it pertains to community and public health care. Feature box on Linking Content to Practice highlights how chapter content is applied in the role of public/community health nursing. NEW! Coverage of health care reform includes discussions of the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing and the potential implications of its repeal. NEW! Check Your Practice boxes feature scenarios and discussion questions to promote active learning.



An Introduction to Hospitals and Inpatient Care

An Introduction to Hospitals and Inpatient Care Author Saeid Mirafzali, MD
ISBN-10 9780826121950
Release 2003-02-01
Pages 368
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This book offers an overview of key elements of the hospital -- its structure, administration, and its functioning. Students and new clinicians may be so focused on mastering specific clinical skills that they have little time to observe or question the whole process of care. This book looks beyond acute disease to the environment of care, how it works, how it doesn't work, and how it might improve. Issues discussed include understanding and communicating with families, the basics of hospital finance, how dangerous hospitalization can be to the elderly, and how to minimize errors. Medical students and residents, advanced practice nurses, and physician's assistants, are among the many potential readers for this book.



Cardiovascular Outcomes

Cardiovascular Outcomes Author Dominick L. Flarey
ISBN-10 0834211386
Release 1998
Pages 287
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A collection of the most current and innovative presentations in path-based collaborative practices, this second of two volumes focuses on the design, implementation and analysis of outcomes in cardiovascular care. As in Health Care Outcomes, the authors present two to three standard clinical pathways for each DRG, and then show how those pathways can be manipulated to alter outcomes. Cardiovascular Outcomes covers a full range of medical and surgical cardiovascular outcomes. A comprehensive collection of critical pathways and outcomes maps being used by leading hospitals and health care agencies around the country, this is an important reference for developing path-based care models or revising critical paths and outcomes maps.



Essential Readings in Case Management

Essential Readings in Case Management Author Catherine M. Mullahy
ISBN-10 0834211394
Release 1998
Pages 317
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Bullets in Emergency Medicine: Review and Reminders in Pursuit of Evidence-Based Decisions is a concise guide to the diagnosis and treatment patients in the Emergency Department. Arranged by signs and symptoms as well as by system, this accessible handbook is an ideal reference for use in the Emergency Department and a perfect review for the ACEP boards.



Nursing Interventions Classification NIC E Book

Nursing Interventions Classification  NIC    E Book Author Howard K. Butcher
ISBN-10 9780323292986
Release 2013-12-27
Pages 640
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Covering the full range of nursing interventions, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), 6th Edition provides a research-based clinical tool to help in selecting appropriate interventions. It standardizes and defines the knowledge base for nursing practice while effectively communicating the nature of nursing. More than 550 nursing interventions are provided — including 23 NEW labels. As the only comprehensive taxonomy of nursing-sensitive interventions available, this book is ideal for practicing nurses, nursing students, nursing administrators, and faculty seeking to enhance nursing curricula and improve nursing care. More than 550 research-based nursing intervention labels with nearly 13,000 specific activities Definition, list of activities, publication facts line, and background readings provided for each intervention. NIC Interventions Linked to 2012-2014 NANDA-I Diagnoses promotes clinical decision-making. New! Two-color design provides easy readability. 554 research-based nursing intervention labels with nearly 13,000 specific activities. NEW! 23 additional interventions include: Central Venous Access Device Management, Commendation, Healing Touch, Dementia Management: Wandering, Life Skills Enhancement, Diet Staging: Weight Loss Surgery, Stem Cell Infusion and many more. NEW! 133 revised interventions are provided for 49 specialties, including five new specialty core interventions. NEW! Updated list of estimated time and educational level has been expanded to cover every intervention included in the text.



Foundations of Nursing in the Community

Foundations of Nursing in the Community Author Marcia Stanhope
ISBN-10 9780323100946
Release 2013-10-14
Pages 678
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Based on: Public health nursing: population-centered health care in the community / [edited by] Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster. 8th ed. c2012.



Fecal Urinary Diversions

Fecal   Urinary Diversions Author Janice C. Colwell
ISBN-10 9780323113588
Release 2012-10-12
Pages 544
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Dedicated to fecal and urinary diversions, this comprehensive reference book features information on the history of enterostomal therapy, anatomy and physiology of diseases that necessitate intestinal or urinary diversions, pouching system management principles, ostomy related complications, care of the cancer patient as well as the patient with chronic disease, and current trends and issues affecting the person with an ostomy. Current topics covered include intestinal diversions requiring temporary diversions, medical and surgical treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, colo-rectal cancers advances and ischemic intestinal disease. Fecal and Urinary Diversions: Management Principles is a valuable resource to students, nurses, physicians, surgeons, and any health professional caring for a person with an ostomy. Covers lifespan considerations to address the special needs of patients of all ages. Includes an 8-page color insert with 25 full-color photos illustrating ostomy-related complications to help nurses improve their assessment skills. Offers a unique framework for pouch selection to help nurses choose the most effective and cost-conscious options. Covers coping and quality-of-life issues to guide nurses in handling these important patient and professional considerations. Features practical, step-by-step guidelines for pouching, irrigation, and other techniques. Provides review questions and answers to help evaluate learning and prepare for certification or recertification.



Fecal Urinary Diversions

Fecal   Urinary Diversions Author Janice Colwell
ISBN-10 0323022480
Release 2004
Pages 522
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Dedicated to fecal and urinary diversions, this comprehensive reference book features information on the history of enterostomal therapy, anatomy and physiology of diseases that necessitate intestinal or urinary diversions, pouching system management principles, ostomy related complications, care of the cancer patient as well as the patient with chronic disease, and current trends and issues affecting the person with an ostomy. Current topics covered include intestinal diversions requiring temporary diversions, medical and surgical treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, colo-rectal cancers advances and ischemic intestinal disease. Fecal and Urinary Diversions: Management Principles is a valuable resource to students, nurses, physicians, surgeons, and any health professional caring for a person with an ostomy. Covers lifespan considerations to address the special needs of patients of all ages. Includes an 8-page color insert with 25 full-color photos illustrating ostomy-related complications to help nurses improve their assessment skills. Offers a unique framework for pouch selection to help nurses choose the most effective and cost-conscious options. Covers coping and quality-of-life issues to guide nurses in handling these important patient and professional considerations. Features practical, step-by-step guidelines for pouching, irrigation, and other techniques. Provides review questions and answers to help evaluate learning and prepare for certification or recertification.



Nursing Case Management

Nursing Case Management Author Elaine Liebman Cohen
ISBN-10 0323027652
Release 2005
Pages 620
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Review: "This practical resource, written by foremost experts in the field of case management, features complete coverage of every aspect of nursing case management, from its evolution and history to the latest case management models." "The new, fourth edition has been completely updated and is designed to help you prepare, implement, and evaluate a case management program within the framework of today's health care environment."--BOOK JACKET



Reinventing Your Nursing Career

Reinventing Your Nursing Career Author Michael Newell
ISBN-10 083421007X
Release 1998
Pages 253
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Reinventing Your Nursing Career will help you identify your career goals and take practical steps to realize them. Packed with case studies, practical exercises, self-survey tools, goal-setting methods, personal action planners, networking techniques, and more, you'll get the tools to develop an action plan for both professional and personal success. Plus, you can get continuing education credits - see the instructions on the last page of the book.



The Nursing Profession

The Nursing Profession Author Norma .L Chaska
ISBN-10 9781452264868
Release 2000-10-18
Pages 1050
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This volume provides an in-depth and global study of nursing as a profession. The contributors project patterns about nursing now in to the future and present their views on how the profession should go advance. This volume contains 78 original chapters by 105 contributing authors, many of whom are elected Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.