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Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals

1st Edition

Edited by Sharon Duca Palmer

Apple Academic Press

348 pages

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pub: 2011-04-15
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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals explores a variety of issues related to social work in hospital settings as well as the public policy concerns that guide them. Topics discussed include hospital stays for the elderly, identifying postnatal depression during well-child visits, breast-fee

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Direct Costs Associated with the Appropriateness of Hospital Stay in Elderly Population. The Use of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale to Identify Postnatal Depression Symptoms at Well Child Visit Financial Access to Health Care in Karuzi, Burundi: A Household-Survey Based Performance Evaluation. Intention to Breastfeed and Awareness of Health Recommendations: Findings from First-Time Mothers in Southwest Sydney, Australia. An Exploration of How Clinician Attitudes and Beliefs Influence the Implementation of Lifestyle Risk Factor Management in Primary Healthcare: A Grounded Theory Study. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Stunting and Severe Stunting Among Under-Fives in North Maluku Province of Indonesia. Determinants of Use of Maternal Health Services in Nigeria-Looking Beyond Individual and Household Factors. "I Washed and Fed My Mother Before Going to School:" Understanding the Psychosocial Well-Being of Children Providing Chronic Care for Adults Affected by HIV/AIDS in Western Kenya. Evolution of Patients' Complaints in a French University Hospital: Is There a Contribution of a Law Regarding Patients' Rights? Three Methods to Monitor Utilization of Healthcare Services by the Poor. Association Between Community Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Presence and County-Level Hospitalization Rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: An Analysis Across Eight US States. Harm Reduction in Hospitals: Is it Time? "Good Idea but Not Feasible"-The Views of Decision Makers and Stakeholders Towards Strategies for Better Palliative Care in Germany: A Representative Survey. Knowledge and Communication Needs Assessment of Community Health Workers in a Developing Country: A Qualitative Study. Patient Experiences and Health System Responsiveness in South Africa. Malnutrition Prevalence and Precision in Nutritional Care Differed in Relation to Hospital Volume-A Cross-Sectional Survey. Hospital Discharge Planning and Continuity of Care for Aged People in an Italian Local

About the Editor

Sharon Duca Palmer, CSW, LMSW, has worked in a variety of settings in her twenty-year career as a social worker. Since 1990, she has been a school social worker at the ACLD Kramer Learning Center in Bay Shore, New York. She is also a Certified Field Instructor at the Adelphi University, School of Social Work in Garden City, New York.

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