Textbook of Rural Medicine / Edition 1

Textbook of Rural Medicine / Edition 1

by John P. Geyman, L. Gary Hart, Tom E. Norris
     
 

ISBN-10: 007134540X

ISBN-13: 9780071345408

Pub. Date: 09/20/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

Written by four members of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a leader in rural health care. Focuses on special clinical problems and approaches common to rural care, augmented by practical information on management and organization issues, as well as rural and family medicine education.  See more details below

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Written by four members of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a leader in rural health care. Focuses on special clinical problems and approaches common to rural care, augmented by practical information on management and organization issues, as well as rural and family medicine education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071345408
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date:
09/20/2000
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
7.59(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Pt. IOverview of Rural Health Care1
1The Health of Rural People and the Communities and Environments in Which They Live3
2The Rural Patient15
3The Rural Physician27
4The Rural Health Care Team41
5Population-Based Medicine: Links to Public Health55
6The Emergence of Federal Rural Health Policy in the United States73
Pt. IISpecial Clinical Problems and Approaches in Rural Health Care91
7Emergency Care93
8Obstetric Care103
9Special Medical Problems in Perinatal Care123
10Surgery155
11Home Care167
12Rural Mental Health181
13Dental Care195
Pt. IIIOrganization and Management of Rural Health Care203
14Rural Hospitals, Consultation, and Referral Networks in Rural Practice205
15Medical Informatics and Information Access227
16Telemedicine and Telehealth Service249
17Rural Health Networks: An Organizational Strategy for Collaboration261
18The Economics of Rural Practice275
19Practice Management in a Rural Setting289
20Quality of Care in Rural Settings: Bringing the "New Quality" to Rural Practice325
21Community-Oriented Primary Care and Rural Health Services Development341
Pt. IVEducation for Rural Practice357
22Predoctoral Education for Rural Practice359
23Graduate Education for Rural Practice369
24Continuing Medical Education for Rural Practice381
Pt. VLessons from Abroad393
25Rural Practice in Canada395
26Rural Practice in Australia411
27Rural General Practice in the United Kingdom423
28Rural Practice in South Africa431
29Rural Practice in China449
Epilogue473
Index475

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