Disease Management Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815467
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815469
  • DDC: 616.044
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This updated second edition provides facts about navigating the health care system, communicating with health care providers, finding and evaluating health information, and making health care decisions. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms and a directory of resources for additional help and information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Facts about Serious and Chronic Illnesses.
1: Chronic Disease in the United States.
2: Family Health History is Important to Your Health.
3: When to See a Doctor: Symptoms of Serious Health Conditions.
4: Is It a Medical Emergency?.
5: Common Screening and Diagnostic Tests.
6: After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support.
Working with Healthcare Providers and the Healthcare System.
7: Talking with Your Healthcare Provider.
8: Making Decisions with Your Doctor.
9: Getting a Second Opinion.
10: Medical Specialties: Definitions.
11: Selecting a Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Practitioner.
12: An Introduction to Clinical Studies.
13: Clinical Trials: An Overview.
14: Healthcare Quality Issues.
15: Hospitalization.
16: Surgery.
Health Literacy and Making Informed Health Decisions.
17: Understanding Health Literacy.
18: Understanding Health Communication and Health Information Technology (IT).
19: How to Find Medical Information.
20: How to Evaluate Health Information Found on the Internet.
21: Mobile Health Applications.
22: Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
23: Creating a Personal Health Record.
24: Questions for the Doctor.
25: Health Information Privacy Rule.
26: Patient's Rights and Responsibilities.
27: Informed Consent.
28: Preventing Medical Errors.
29: The Partnership for Patients Program.
30: Healthcare Fraud.
Prescription (Rx) and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications.
31: Understanding Medications and What They Do.
32: Medicines and Your Body.
33: Pharmacogenomics: Genes Affect Individual Responses to Medicines.
34: Using Medicines Safely.
35: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines.
36: Buying Prescription Drugs.
37: Facts about Generic Drugs.
38: Taking Medicine.
39: Adverse Drug Events.
40: Drug Interactions: What You Should Know.
41: Preventing Medication Errors: Drug Name Confusion.
42: Misused, Counterfeit, and Unapproved Drugs.
43: Imported Drugs.
Managing Chronic Disease.
44: What's Next after You're Diagnosed with a Chronic Illness.
45: Self-Management of Chronic Illness.
46: Preventing Infections.
47: Chronic Illness and Depression.
48: Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology.
49: Home Modifications for Independence and Safety.
50: Care Coordination and Transition Management.
51: Palliative Care.
52: Tips for Caregivers of Individuals with Chronic Disease.
Children and Chronic Disease.
53: Caring for a Seriously Ill Child.
54: Palliative Care for Children.
55: Questions and Answers about the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
56: Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities.
57: Schools and Students with Chronic Illnesses.
58: Finding a Camp for a Child with Chronic Health Needs.
Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues That Impact Disease Management.
59: Affordable Care Act (ACA).
60: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
61: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
62: Advance Directives.
63: Financial Management during Health Crisis.
64: Medicare, Medicaid, and Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Healthcare.
65: Healthcare Benefit Laws: HIPAA and COBRA.
66: Eligibility for Medicare Coverage of Home Healthcare.
67: Purchasing Health Insurance as an Individual.
68: High Deductible Health Insurance.
69: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
70: Health Insurance Fraud.
71: The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan.
72: Filing a Claim for Your Health or Disability Benefits.
73: Rights to Appeal Health Plan Decisions.
Additional Help and Information.
74: Glossary of Terms Related to Disease Management.
75: Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Disease Management.
76: Directory of Health Insurance Information.
77: Directory of Organizations That Provide Financial Assistance for Medical Treatments.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Facts about Serious and Chronic Illnesses.
1: Chronic Disease in the United States.
2: Family Health History is Important to Your Health.
3: When to See a Doctor: Symptoms of Serious Health Conditions.
4: Is It a Medical Emergency?.
5: Common Screening and Diagnostic Tests.
6: After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support.
Working with Healthcare Providers and the Healthcare System.
7: Talking with Your Healthcare Provider.
8: Making Decisions with Your Doctor.
9: Getting a Second Opinion.
10: Medical Specialties: Definitions.
11: Selecting a Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Practitioner.
12: An Introduction to Clinical Studies.
13: Clinical Trials: An Overview.
14: Healthcare Quality Issues.
15: Hospitalization.
16: Surgery.
Health Literacy and Making Informed Health Decisions.
17: Understanding Health Literacy.
18: Understanding Health Communication and Health Information Technology (IT).
19: How to Find Medical Information.
20: How to Evaluate Health Information Found on the Internet.
21: Mobile Health Applications.
22: Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
23: Creating a Personal Health Record.
24: Questions for the Doctor.
25: Health Information Privacy Rule.
26: Patient's Rights and Responsibilities.
27: Informed Consent.
28: Preventing Medical Errors.
29: The Partnership for Patients Program.
30: Healthcare Fraud.
Prescription (Rx) and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications.
31: Understanding Medications and What They Do.
32: Medicines and Your Body.
33: Pharmacogenomics: Genes Affect Individual Responses to Medicines.
34: Using Medicines Safely.
35: Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines.
36: Buying Prescription Drugs.
37: Facts about Generic Drugs.
38: Taking Medicine.
39: Adverse Drug Events.
40: Drug Interactions: What You Should Know.
41: Preventing Medication Errors: Drug Name Confusion.
42: Misused, Counterfeit, and Unapproved Drugs.
43: Imported Drugs.
Managing Chronic Disease.
44: What's Next after You're Diagnosed with a Chronic Illness.
45: Self-Management of Chronic Illness.
46: Preventing Infections.
47: Chronic Illness and Depression.
48: Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology.
49: Home Modifications for Independence and Safety.
50: Care Coordination and Transition Management.
51: Palliative Care.
52: Tips for Caregivers of Individuals with Chronic Disease.
Children and Chronic Disease.
53: Caring for a Seriously Ill Child.
54: Palliative Care for Children.
55: Questions and Answers about the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
56: Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities.
57: Schools and Students with Chronic Illnesses.
58: Finding a Camp for a Child with Chronic Health Needs.
Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues That Impact Disease Management.
59: Affordable Care Act (ACA).
60: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
61: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
62: Advance Directives.
63: Financial Management during Health Crisis.
64: Medicare, Medicaid, and Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Healthcare.
65: Healthcare Benefit Laws: HIPAA and COBRA.
66: Eligibility for Medicare Coverage of Home Healthcare.
67: Purchasing Health Insurance as an Individual.
68: High Deductible Health Insurance.
69: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
70: Health Insurance Fraud.
71: The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan.
72: Filing a Claim for Your Health or Disability Benefits.
73: Rights to Appeal Health Plan Decisions.
Additional Help and Information.
74: Glossary of Terms Related to Disease Management.
75: Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Disease Management.
76: Directory of Health Insurance Information.
77: Directory of Organizations That Provide Financial Assistance for Medical Treatments.
Index.