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Author Kane, Robert L., 1940-
Title Meeting the challenge of chronic illness / Robert L. Kane, Reinhard Priester, Annette M. Totten ; foreword by Edward Wagner.
Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2005.
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Description xxiii, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (277-294) and index.
Contents What's so special about chronic illness care? -- The dimensions of chronic illness -- How the current system fails people with chronic illnesses -- Reorganizing care in the face of chronic illness -- The right health care workers with the right skills -- Patients and families -- Innovative technology -- Prevention -- Paying for chronic care -- The context for reform -- Next steps.
Subject Chronic diseases.
Chronic diseases -- Economic aspects.
Chronic diseases -- Psychological aspects.
Chronically ill -- Medical care.
Chronically ill -- Care.
Long-term care of the sick.
Added Author Priester, Reinhard.
Totten, Annette M. 1964-
Wagner, Edward H. (Edward Harris), 1940-
New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2006. ZNS
ISBN 0801882095 (hardcover : alk. paper)