Health Reference Series: Disease Management Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-689-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 39
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Disease Management Sourcebook, Third Edition provides facts about navigating the healthcare system, communicating with healthcare providers, and finding and evaluating health information.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Facts about Serious and Chronic Illnesses
  • Chapter 1—Chronic Diseases in the United States
  • Chapter 2—Family History Is Important to Your Health
  • Chapter 3—Risk Factors for Preventable Chronic Diseases
  • Chapter 4—How You Can Prevent Chronic Diseases
  • Chapter 5—Choosing Your Doctor
  • Chapter 6—Is It a Medical Emergency?
  • Chapter 7—Common Screening and Diagnostic Tests
  • Chapter 8—After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support
  • Part 2. Working with Healthcare Providers and the Healthcare System
  • Chapter 9—Talking with Your Healthcare Provider
  • Chapter 10—Making Decisions with Your Doctor
  • Chapter 11—Seek Out Information
  • Chapter 12—Getting a Second Opinion
  • Chapter 13—Medical Specialties Overview
  • Chapter 14—Selecting a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioner
  • Chapter 15—An Introduction to Clinical Studies
  • Chapter 16—Clinical Trials: An Overview
  • Chapter 17—Healthcare Quality Issues
  • Chapter 18—Hospitalization
  • Chapter 19—Surgery
  • Chapter 20—Preventive Care: Everyone Needs an Ounce of Prevention
  • Part 3. Health Literacy and Making Informed Health Decisions
  • Chapter 21—Understanding Health Literacy
  • Chapter 22—The Importance of Health Communication and Health Information Technology
  • Chapter 23—eHealth Literacy
  • Chapter 24—Patient Rights and Responsibilities
  • Chapter 25—Informed Consent
  • Chapter 26—Personal Health Records and Patient Portals
  • Chapter 27—Making Sense of Internet Health Information
  • Chapter 28—Preventing Medical Errors
  • Chapter 29—Healthcare Fraud Scams
  • Chapter 30—Medical Identity Theft
  • Part 4. Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Chapter 31—Understanding Medications and What They Do
  • Chapter 32—Using Medications Safely
  • Chapter 33—e-Prescribing
  • Chapter 34—Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Chapter 35—What Value Do Prescription Drugs Provide to Patients?
  • Chapter 36—Buying Prescription Drugs
  • Chapter 37—Generic Drugs
  • Chapter 38—Other Types of Drugs
  • Chapter 39—Taking Medications
  • Chapter 40—Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Chapter 41—Drug Interactions: What You Should Know
  • Chapter 42—Preventing Medication Errors
  • Chapter 43—Unapproved, Counterfeit, and Misused Drugs
  • Chapter 44—Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines
  • Part 5. Managing Chronic Disease
  • Chapter 45—Self-Management of Chronic Illness
  • Chapter 46—Preventing Infection at Home and Work
  • Chapter 47—Chronic Illness and Depression
  • Chapter 48—Use of Technologies in Managing Diseases and Improving Health
  • Chapter 49—Home Improvement Assistance
  • Chapter 50—Transitional Care Planning
  • Chapter 51—Palliative and Hospice Care
  • Chapter 52—Tips for Caregivers
  • Part 6. Children and Chronic Disease
  • Chapter 53—Caring for a Seriously Ill Child
  • Chapter 54—Questions and Answers about the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Chapter 55—The Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities
  • Chapter 56—Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools
  • Chapter 57—Finding a Camp for a Child with Chronic Health Needs
  • Chapter 58—Robotic Device for Kids with Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 59—Telemedicine for Children
  • Part 7. Legal, Financial, and Insurance Issues That Impact Disease Management
  • Chapter 60—The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Chapter 61—The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Chapter 62—Advance Directives
  • Chapter 63—Legal and Financial Planning for People with a Chronic Disease
  • Chapter 64—Medicaid and Hill-Burton Free and Reduced-Cost Healthcare
  • Chapter 65—Paying for Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches
  • Chapter 66—Medicare's Preventive Services
  • Chapter 67—Healthcare Benefit Laws: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  • Chapter 68—Eligibility for Medicare Coverage of Home Healthcare
  • Chapter 69—Things to Know before You Choose a Health-Insurance Plan
  • Chapter 70—Purchasing Health Insurance as an Individual
  • Chapter 71—High Deductible Health Insurance and Health Savings Accounts
  • Chapter 72—Medical Discount Plans—Service or Scam?
  • Chapter 73—Low-Cost or Free Health Insurance for Children
  • Chapter 74—High-Risk Health Insurance
  • Chapter 75—Transitioning from the Marketplace to Medicare Coverage
  • Chapter 76—Filing a Claim for Your Health or Disability Benefits
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 77—Glossary of Terms Related to Disease Management
  • Chapter 78—Additional Resources for Information about Disease Management
  • Chapter 79—Directory of Health Insurance Information
  • Chapter 80—Directory of Organizations That Provide Financial Assistance for Medical Treatments