The Lost Art of Caring: A Challenge to Health Professionals, Families, Communities, and Society

The Lost Art of Caring: A Challenge to Health Professionals, Families, Communities, and Society

by Leighton E. Cluff
     
 

"Deepens our understanding and appreciation of the importance of caring for all who are in need of personal attention and assistance when ill and disabled." -- Health Progress

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"Deepens our understanding and appreciation of the importance of caring for all who are in need of personal attention and assistance when ill and disabled." -- Health Progress

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801874437
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Leighton E. Cluff, M.D., is a professor emeritus at the University of Florida College of Medicine and former president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Robert H. Binstock, Ph.D., is a professor of Aging, Health, and Society at Case Western Reserve University. They are co-editors, with Otto von Mering, of The Future of Long-Term Care, also available from Johns Hopkins.

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Table of Contents

I Caring and the Populations in Need of It
Our Need for Caring: Vulnerability and Illness
Who Needs Caring?
Caring and Mental Illness
II The Provisions of Caring
A History of Caring in Medicine
Forces Affecting Caring by Physicians
Caring and Medical Education
Caring in Institutional Settings
Home and Community-Based Care: Toward a Caring Paradigm
Caring and Community-Based Voluntary Organizations
III Assessments of Caring
Appraising the Success of Caring
The Politics of Caring
AUTHOR BIO:
Leighton E. Cluff, M.D., is a professor emeritus at the University of Florida College of Medicine and former president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Robert H. Binstock, Ph.D., is a professor of Aging, Health, and Society at Case Western Reserve University. They are co-editors, with Otto von Mering of The Future of Long-Term Care, also available from Johns Hopkins.

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