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Emerging Systems in Long-Term Care

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Emerging Systems in Long-Term Care

SKU# 9780826168351

Advances in Long-Term Care Series, Volume 4


  • Paul R. Katz MD
  • Robert L. Kane MD
  • Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN

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The fourth volume in the prestigious Advances in Long-Term Care Series continues to address the challenges of long-term care with innovation and practical insight. Highlighting the dynamic nature of long-term care, the authors share their practical insight and explore issues linked to the cost and process of delivering care to an increasing number of clients. Topics include transitions between acute and long-term care, geriatric day hospitals, subacute care, and more. Contributors from a range of gerontologic disciplines use new research as bases to develop care solutions under the mandates of managed care.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date January 01, 2004
  • Page Count 200
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826168351
  • EISBN 9780826168368

Table of Contents 

  1. Transitions Between Acute and Long-Term Care, Mary D. Naylor and Paula Roe Prior
  2. Subacute Care: Role and Implications for a Modernized Health Care System, Steven A. Levenson
  3. From Post-Acute to Chronic Care: Cost and Policy Implications of Medicare Home Health Expansion, Penny Hollander Feldman
  4. The Geriatric Day Hospital, Lois K. Evans, Mary Ann Forciea, Johanna Yurkow, and Julie Sochalski
  5. The PACE Model (Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly): A Review, Paul Eleazer and Marsha Fretwell
  6. Implications of Managed Care for Older Persons, Robert Newcomer, Charlene Harrington, and Robert L. Kane
  7. The "Voluntary" Status of Nursing Facility Admissions: Legal, Practice, and Public Policy Implications, Marshall B. Kapp

  8. Index