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The only reference tool of its kind for psychiatric health care profes sionals and agencies, Psychiatric Clinical Pathways: An Interdisciplin ary Approach gives a wealth of practical guidance and useful real-worl d models you can put to work immediately. You and your staff will disc over the many ways clinical pathways can be used to deliver cost-effec tive, quality care in a variety of settings. You'll benefit from usefu l models of outcomes-based care delivery systems, and practical guidel ines for the delivery of quality health care and continuous quality im provement. This book is packed with information you can use immediatel y, including a bonus Clinical Pathways Diskette packed with formats and checklists your can customize to meet your needs.
|Publisher:||Jones & Barlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsContents: Psychiatric Clinical Pathway Development and Implementation * The Role of Clinical Pathways in Health Care and Psychiatry: An Overview * The Process of Clinical Pathway Development * Fundamentals of Clinical Pathway Implementation * Clinical Pathways in Acute Care/Geriatric Psychiatry * Clinical Pathways in Adolescent Psychiatry * Clinical Pathways in Primary Care * Meeting the Needs of the Chronic Psychiatric Client: An Outcomes Approach * Using Clinical Pathways for Treatment of the Substance-Abusing Client * Psychiatric Clinical Pathways in Home Care * Psychiatric Algorithms and Copathways: The Key to Success with Comorbidity * Variance Analysis, Outcomes, Management, and Report Cards * Benchmarking and Psychiatric Clinical Pathways: A Summary of Sources * Psychiatric Clinical Pathways: Care Across the Health Care Continuum * Psychiatric Clinical Pathways, Documentation, and Liability * Psychiatric Clinical Pathways and Automation * Client Pathways: A Health Care Partnership * Psychiatric Clinical Pathways * Clinical Pathways for Acute Care Psychiatry * Clinical Pathways for Outpatient Psychiatric Settings * Clinical Pathways for Primary Care * Clinical Pathways for Substance Abuse Treatment * Clinical Pathways for Psychiatric Home Care * Client Pathways * Psychiatric Copathways * Appendixes