Home Care and Clinical Paths: Effective Care Planning Across the Continuum / Edition 1

Home Care and Clinical Paths: Effective Care Planning Across the Continuum / Edition 1

by Tina M. Marrelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 081515853X

ISBN-13: 9780815158530

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

HOME CARE AND CLINICAL PATHS is a concise, practical resource for home health care nurses and managers. The book describes the process of clinical path development, provides sample clinical paths for clinical conditions commonly seen in the home, and includes examples of different clinical paths currently in use by various home health agencies.  See more details below

Overview

HOME CARE AND CLINICAL PATHS is a concise, practical resource for home health care nurses and managers. The book describes the process of clinical path development, provides sample clinical paths for clinical conditions commonly seen in the home, and includes examples of different clinical paths currently in use by various home health agencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815158530
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
RINGBOUND
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
10.38(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CLINICAL PATHS
• Evolution of Clinical Paths in Home Care
• The Role of Clinical Paths in the Managed-Care Environment
• The Development and Implementation Process
• Evaluation and Variance Analysis
• SAMPLE CLINICAL PATHS FOR CONDITIONS COMMONLY SEEN IN THE HOME
• Amputation Care/Trauma
• Cardiovascular
• Chronic Obstuctive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
• Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA)
• Diabetes Mellitus (DM)
• Hypertension
• Maternal/Child Health (early mom and newborn discharge)
• Oncologic Disease
• Ostomy
• Parenteral Therapy
• Depression/Psychiatric Care
• Pressure Ulcer
• Surgical Care (dermal wound)
• Total Joint Replacement
• Tuberculosis
• CLINICAL PATH MODELS IN PRACTICE
• Home Health Agency of Clinton Memorial Hospital: The Home Care Path
• The Carondelet Model
• Issues in Mapping and Managing Home Care: Past, Present, and Future
• The Cleveland Clinic
• Orthopedic Clinical Pathway: A Road Map, But Not the Road
• A 12-Month Post-Acute Care Clinical Path: Implications for Home Health Nursing
• WHERE TO FROM HERE?
• Glossary
• Appendices
• NANDA -Approved Nursing Diagnoses
• For Further Reading
• Resources

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