Health Reference Series: Disease Management Source Book

Editor/Author Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1545-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
Table of Contents

Disease Management Sourcebook, 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.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Facts about Serious and Chronic Illnesses
  • Chapter 1—Chronic Disease in the United States
  • Chapter 2—Family Health History Is Important to Your Health
  • Chapter 3—When to See a Doctor: Symptoms of Serious Health Conditions
  • Chapter 4—Is It a Medical Emergency?
  • Chapter 5—Common Screening and Diagnostic Tests
  • Section 5.1—Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
  • Section 5.2—Screening Tests for Women
  • Section 5.3—Screening Tests for Men
  • Chapter 6—After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support
  • Part II: Working with Healthcare Providers and the Healthcare System
  • Chapter 7—Talking with Your Healthcare Provider
  • Chapter 8—Making Decisions with Your Doctor
  • Chapter 9—Getting a Second Opinion
  • Chapter 10—Medical Specialties: Definitions
  • Chapter 11—Selecting a Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Practitioner
  • Chapter 12—An Introduction to Clinical Studies
  • Chapter 13—Clinical Trials: An Overview
  • Chapter 14—Healthcare Quality Issues
  • Section 14.1—Understanding Healthcare Quality
  • Section 14.2—Identifying Quality Laboratory Services
  • Section 14.3—Patient Safety in Ambulatory Care
  • Chapter 15—Hospitalization
  • Section 15.1—Choosing a Hospital
  • Section 15.2—Basics of a Hospital Stay
  • Section 15.3—Medicare and Hospital Expenses
  • Chapter 16—Surgery
  • Section 16.1—What You Need to Know about Surgery
  • Section 16.2—Wrong-Site Surgery
  • Section 16.3—Anesthesia Basics
  • Part III: Health Literacy and Making Informed Health Decisions
  • Chapter 17—Understanding Health Literacy
  • Chapter 18—Understanding Health Communication and Health Information Technology (IT)
  • Chapter 19—How to Find Medical Information
  • Chapter 20—How to Evaluate Health Information Found on the Internet
  • Chapter 21—Mobile Health Applications
  • Chapter 22—Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • Section 22.1-EHRs Basics
  • Section 22.2-Benefits of EHRs
  • Section 22.3—Blue Button and Using Your Health Records
  • Chapter 23—Creating a Personal Health Record
  • Chapter 24—Questions for the Doctor
  • Chapter 25—Health Information Privacy Rule
  • Chapter 26—Patient's Rights and Responsibilities
  • Section 26.1—Patient's Rights and Responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Section 26.2-Medicare Rights
  • Chapter 27—Informed Consent
  • Chapter 28—Preventing Medical Errors
  • Chapter 29—The Partnership for Patients Program
  • Chapter 30—Healthcare Fraud
  • Part IV: Prescription (Rx) and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications
  • Chapter 31—Understanding Medications and What They Do
  • Chapter 32—Medicines and Your Body
  • Chapter 33—Pharmacogenomics: Genes Affect Individual Responses to Medicines
  • Chapter 34—Using Medicines Safely
  • Chapter 35-Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines
  • Chapter 36—Buying Prescription Drugs
  • Section 36.1—Cost May Result in Underuse of Medications
  • Section 36.2—Saving Money on Prescription Drugs
  • Section 36.3—Purchase Prescription Medicine Online Safely
  • Section 36.4—Truth in Advertising: Ads for Prescription Drugs
  • Chapter 37—Facts about Generic Drugs
  • Chapter 38—Taking Medicine
  • Section 38.1-Tips for Taking Medications
  • Section 38.2—Giving Medicine to Your Child
  • Section 38.3-Over-the-Counter (OTC) Dosage Delivery Devices
  • Section 38.4—Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer
  • Chapter 39—Adverse Drug Events
  • Chapter 40—Drug Interactions: What You Should Know
  • Chapter 41—Preventing Medication Errors: Drug Name Confusion
  • Chapter 42—Misused, Counterfeit, and Unapproved Drugs
  • Section 42.1—Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs
  • Section 42.2-Counterfeit Drugs
  • Section 42.3—Unapproved Drugs
  • Chapter 43—Imported Drugs
  • Part V: Managing Chronic Disease
  • Chapter 44—What's Next after You're Diagnosed with a Chronic Illness
  • Chapter 45—Self-Management of Chronic Illness
  • Section 45.1—Take Charge of Your Healthcare
  • Section 45.2—Exercise Can Improve Some Chronic Disease Conditions
  • Section 45.3-Healthy Eating
  • Section 45.4—Tips for Dealing with Pain
  • Section 45.5—Stress and Your Health
  • Chapter 46—Preventing Infections
  • Chapter 47—Chronic Illness and Depression
  • Chapter 48—Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 49—Home Modifications for Independence and Safety
  • Chapter 50—Care Coordination and Transition Management
  • Chapter 51—Palliative Care
  • Chapter 52—Tips for Caregivers of Individuals with Chronic Disease
  • Part VI: Children and Chronic Disease
  • Chapter 53—Caring for a Seriously Ill Child
  • Chapter 54—Palliative Care for Children
  • Chapter 55—Questions and Answers about the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Chapter 56—Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities
  • Chapter 57—Schools and Students with Chronic Illnesses
  • Chapter 58—Finding a Camp for a Child with Chronic Health Needs
  • Part VII: Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues That Impact Disease Management
  • Chapter 59-Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Chapter 60—Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Chapter 61—Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Chapter 62—Advance Directives
  • Chapter 63—Financial Management during Health Crisis
  • Section 63.1—Planning for Reduced Capacity and Illness
  • Section 63.2-Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • Chapter 64—Medicare, Medicaid, and Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Healthcare
  • Section 64.1—Medicare and Medicaid
  • Section 64.2—Hill-Burton Program
  • Chapter 65—Healthcare Benefit Laws: HIPAA and COBRA
  • Section 65.1—The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Section 65.2—Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • Chapter 66—Eligibility for Medicare Coverage of Home Healthcare
  • Chapter 67—Purchasing Health Insurance as an Individual
  • Chapter 68—High Deductible Health Insurance
  • Chapter 69—Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Chapter 70—Health Insurance Fraud
  • Section 70.1—Medical Discount Plans — Service or a Scam?
  • Section 70.2-Marketplace Fraud
  • Chapter 71—The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan
  • Chapter 72—Filing a Claim for Your Health or Disability Benefits
  • Chapter 73—Rights to Appeal Health Plan Decisions
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 74—Glossary of Terms Related to Disease Management
  • Chapter 75—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Disease Management
  • Chapter 76—Directory of Health Insurance Information
  • Chapter 77—Directory of Organizations That Provide Financial Assistance for Medical Treatments