Assessing Health Need Using the Life Cycle Framework

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Presents the life-cycle framework as a means of organizing thought about planning and delivering effective health care from the district to the neighborhood level. Combines the biological, social, environmental, ethnic, and geographical influences of people's propensity for good health and their ability to avail themselves of services. For managers and planners. Assumes no previous knowledge of epidemiology. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335157426
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
1 The New NHS - Opportunities and Challenges 1
2 What Is Health Needs Assessment? 6
3 An Introduction to Essential Demographic and Epidemiological Concepts 17
4 Sociological Approaches to Collecting Information on Health Needs 34
5 The Life Cycle Framework - Its Rationale, Structure and Use 52
6 Life Stage: From Late Pregnancy to One Week After Birth 62
7 Life Stage: From One Week to One Year 71
8 Life Stage: From One to Four Years 80
9 Life Stage: From Five to 14 Years 91
10 Life Stage: From 15 to 24 Years 102
11 Life Stage: From 25 to 44 Years 116
12 Life Stage: From 45 to 64 Years 131
13 Life Stage: From 65 to 74 Years 147
14 Life Stage: 75 Years and Over 161
15 The Challenge of Purchasing for Health Gain 174
Appendix 1. Issues to consider when selecting potential areas of need for more detailed scrutiny 185
Appendix 2. Identifying existing services worthy of challenge with respect to their existence or manner of provision 188
Appendix 3. Some routine sources of data 190
Appendix 4. Obtaining data 192
Glossary 199
Further reading 207
Index 209
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