...Teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance[US] and/or accessible services, or based on culture, education, age, inadequate transportaton, poor English language skills, homelessness, immigrant status, chronic disease, mental illness, substance abuse, or HIV.
This one-of-a-kind resource teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance and/or accessible services, or based on culture; education; age; inadequate transportation; poor English language skills; homelessness; immigrant status; chronic disease; mental illness; substance abuse; or HIV. Time-saving boxed inserts establish main points, provide practical "pearls" and help locate valuable community resources.
"Reveals how health care providers can revitalize medicine - and help control costs - by taking control of their jobs, improving existing processes, sharing decision-making, boosting one another's self-esteem and rising to face challenges together. The book also zeroes in on the special needs, rights, and responsibilities of patients."
Adapted from : Zapp! : The lightning of empowerment