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Current practices in high-tech home care [electronic resource] / Lenard W. Kaye, Joan K. Davitt.

By: Kaye, Lenard W.
Contributor(s): Davitt, Joan K.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., c1999Description: 1 online resource (xii, 290 p.).ISBN: 9780826196996 (electronic bk.); 0826196993 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Home care services -- Technological innovations | Medical technology | Home Care Services -- organization and administration -- United States | Home Care Agencies -- organization & administration -- United States | Technology, Medical -- United States | MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Home & Community Care | MEDICAL -- Nursing Home Care | MEDICAL -- Home CareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Current practices in high-tech home care.DDC classification: 362.14 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Tables; Acknowledgments; PART I: SETTING THE SCENE; PART II: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FIELD: NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES; PART III: SPECIAL PRACTICE ISSUES AND APPLICATIONS; References; Appendixes; Index;
Summary: This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring to the forefront evidence-based current home care practices, such as ventilator therapy and artificial nutrition infusion pumps, and develop them through complete discussions of legal, ethical and administrative issues they entail. Agency administra.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-243) and index.

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List of Tables; Acknowledgments; PART I: SETTING THE SCENE; PART II: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FIELD: NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES; PART III: SPECIAL PRACTICE ISSUES AND APPLICATIONS; References; Appendixes; Index;

This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring to the forefront evidence-based current home care practices, such as ventilator therapy and artificial nutrition infusion pumps, and develop them through complete discussions of legal, ethical and administrative issues they entail. Agency administra.

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