The Nation's Health / Edition 7

The Nation's Health / Edition 7

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by Philip R. Lee, Carroll L. Estes

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Health of the Nation and Determinants of Health1
Ch. 1The Health of the Nation3
Article 1Trends in Mortality in the Twentieth Century9
Article 2Healthy People 2010 Objectives30
Ch. 2Determinants of Health49
Article 1Determinants of Health57
Article 2Socioeconomic Disparities in Health in the United States: An Agenda for Action65
Article 3Race or Class versus Race and Class: Mortality Differentials in the United States79
Pt. 2Health Policy and the Politics of Health85
Ch. 3Health Policy87
Article 1Health Care and Health Care Policy in a Changing World93
Article 2The Process of Public Policymaking: A Conceptual Model109
Article 3Chronic Condition: Why Health Reform Fails116
Article 4Decentralization, Devolution, and the Deficit: The Changing Role of the State and the Community129
Ch. 4Ethics, Values, and Ideology143
Article 1Ethics in the Political Marketplace151
Article 2A National Bill of Patients' Rights157
Article 3Health Care as a Social Good: Trauma Care and "The Kindness of Strangers"166
Ch. 5The Politics of Health181
Article 1The New Politics of U.S. Health Policy186
Article 2The Politics of Long-Term Care Reform Under the Clinton Health Plan: Lessons for the Future206
Pt. 3Public Health, Clinical Preventive Services, and the Emerging Collaboration of Medicine and Public Health215
Ch. 6Public Health, Clinical Preventive Services, and the Emerging Collaboration of Medicine and Public Health217
Article 1Ten Great Public Health Achievements - United States, 1900-1999225
Article 2Motor-Vehicle Safety: a 20th Century Public Health Achievement228
Article 3Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Control of Infectious Diseases233
Article 4Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Decline in Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke - United States, 1900-1999240
Article 5Guide to Clinical Preventive Services247
Article 6Medicine and Public Health: The Power of Collaboration262
Pt. 4Health Insurance and Health Care Systems303
Ch. 7The Health Insurance System305
Article 1Health Insurance Coverage: Consumer Income313
Article 2The American Health Care System: Health Insurance Coverage321
Article 3The American Health Care System: Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage331
Ch. 8Medicare and Medicaid341
Article 1The American Health Care System: Medicare349
Article 2Rethinking Medicare Reform363
Article 3Medicare: Considerations for Adding a Prescription Drug Benefit379
Article 4The American Health Care System: Medicaid389
Article 5Medicare and Medicaid for the Elderly and Disabled Poor403
Article 6Medicaid's Role for Children408
Ch. 9Managed Care413
Article 1Consumer Protection in Managed Care: A Third-Generation Approach417
Article 2Medicaid and Managed Care426
Article 3The Uncertain Future of Managed Care430
Ch. 10Quality of Health Care435
Article 1The American Health Care System: The Movement for Improved Quality in Health Care441
Article 2Health System Reform and Quality452
Pt. 5Women's Health and Aging467
Ch. 11Women's Health and Aging469
Article 1Women in the Health Care System475
Article 2Gender and Race Bias in Medical Treatment483
Article 3Writing a New National Prescription for Women's Health in the 21st Century490
Article 4Health Concerns Across a Woman's Lifespan: The Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Women's Health503
Article 5Medicare: A Women's Issue514
Article 6Aging and Gender: A New Voice on the Women's Health Agenda523
Recommended Reading547

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