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Caring for people with chronic conditions [electronic resource] : a health system perspective / edited by Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee.

Contributor(s): Nolte, Ellen | McKee, Martin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series: Publisher: Maidenhead, England : Open University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 259 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780335236909 (electronic bk.); 0335236901 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Chronically ill -- Care -- Europe | Chronic diseases -- Nursing -- Europe | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues | MEDICAL -- Public Health | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery | Chronic Disease -- Europe | Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- Europe | Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration -- Europe | Health Policy -- Europe | Langzeitbetreuung | Gesundheitspolitik | Medizinische Versorgung | Europa | Chronically ill -- Care -- Economic aspects -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version.: Caring for people with chronic conditions.DDC classification: 362.196044 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Caring for people with chronic conditions: an introduction / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee -- The burden of chronic disease in Europe / Joceline Pomerleau, C�ecile Knai and Ellen Nolte -- Economic aspects of chronic disease and chronic disease management / Marc Suhrcke, Daragh K. Fahey and Martin McKee -- Integration and chronic care: a review / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee -- Preventing chronic disease: everybody's business / Thomas E. Novotny -- Supporting self-management / Mieke Rijken, Martyn Jones, Monique Heijmans and Anna Dixon -- The human resource challenge in chronic care / Carl-Ardy Dubois, Debbie Singh and Izzat Jiwani -- Decision support / Nicholas Glasgow, Isabelle Durand-Zaleski, Elisabeth Chan and Dhigna Rubiano -- Paying for chronic disease care / Reinhard Busse and Nicholas Mays -- Making it happen / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee.
Summary: This book aims to systematically examine some ofthe key issues involved in the care of those with chronic conditions. It explores potential implications for different stakeholders in chronic care so as to identify contextual, organizational, professional, funding and patient-related factors that enable or hinder implementation of strategies to address chronic conditions. It aims to provide a platform for identifying best practices and the prerequisites for implementing them.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Caring for people with chronic conditions: an introduction / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee -- The burden of chronic disease in Europe / Joceline Pomerleau, C�ecile Knai and Ellen Nolte -- Economic aspects of chronic disease and chronic disease management / Marc Suhrcke, Daragh K. Fahey and Martin McKee -- Integration and chronic care: a review / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee -- Preventing chronic disease: everybody's business / Thomas E. Novotny -- Supporting self-management / Mieke Rijken, Martyn Jones, Monique Heijmans and Anna Dixon -- The human resource challenge in chronic care / Carl-Ardy Dubois, Debbie Singh and Izzat Jiwani -- Decision support / Nicholas Glasgow, Isabelle Durand-Zaleski, Elisabeth Chan and Dhigna Rubiano -- Paying for chronic disease care / Reinhard Busse and Nicholas Mays -- Making it happen / Ellen Nolte and Martin McKee.

This book aims to systematically examine some ofthe key issues involved in the care of those with chronic conditions. It explores potential implications for different stakeholders in chronic care so as to identify contextual, organizational, professional, funding and patient-related factors that enable or hinder implementation of strategies to address chronic conditions. It aims to provide a platform for identifying best practices and the prerequisites for implementing them.

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