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The safety-net health care system : health care at the margins

Author(s):
Almgren, Gunnar Robert, 1951-
Lindhorst, Taryn
Title(s):
The safety-net health care system : health care at the marginsĀ / Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
New York, NY : Springer Pub., c2012.
Description:
xv, 390 p. : ill.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780826105714
0826105718
9780826105721 (E-book)
LCCN:
2011032268
MeSH:
Delivery of Health Care
Health Services Needs and Demand
Insurance, Health
Medically Uninsured*
Professional-Patient Relations
Socioeconomic Factors
United States
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Origins and definitions of the safety-net health care system -- Poverty and being poor -- Stratification and stigma -- Differences: power, privilege, and disparities in care -- Homelessness as a social phenomenon and being homeless -- Substance abuse and addiction -- Interpersonal violence, injury, and trauma -- Difficult patients, difficult health conditions -- Adherence to care -- Thriving in stressful environments.
NLM ID:
101565706 [Book]

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