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Sociomedical Health Indicators

1st Edition

By Jack Elinson, Athilia E Siegmann


222 pages

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Includes a series of fact-filled articles aimed at replacing blind faith in the effectiveness of health services with objective standards for health care delivery. This title is intended for various health care practitioners.

Table of Contents

Foreword Odin Anderson

Preface David Mechanic

PART 1: Social and Behavioral Criteria

Introduction to the Theme: Sociomedical Health Indicators Jack Elinson

The Sickness Impact Profile: Conceptual Formulation and Methodology for the Development of a Health Status Measure Marilyn Bergner and Ruth A. Bobbitt with Shirley Kressel, William E. Pollard, Betty S. Gilson, and Joanne R. Morris

Unmet Needs as Sociomedical Indicators Willine Carr and Samuel Wolfe

Propositions on Social Disability Joseph Greenblum

Evaluation of Health Care Quality by Consumers Howard R. Kelman

Constructing Social Metrics for Health Status Indexes Donald L. Patrick

PART 2: Measures Related to Life Stage

Reproductive Efficiency as a Social Indicator Charlotte Muller, Frederick S. Jaffe, and Mary Grace Kovar

Indicators of Health Status in Adolescence Ann F. Brunswick

A Measure of Primary Sociobiological Functions Sidney Katz and C. Amechi Akpom

PART 3: Some Applications of Sociomedical Health Indicators

Health Indexes Sensitive to Medical Care Variation Carlos J.M. Martini, G.J. Boris Allan, Jan Davison, and E. Maurice Backett

PART 4: Sociodental Indicators

Toward The Formulation of Sociodental Indicators Lois K. Cohen and John D. Jago

PART 5: Perspectives

Comments on Health Indicators: Methodological Perspectives Thomas W. Bice

A Classification of Sociomedical Health Indicators: Perspectivesfor Health Administrators and Health Planners Athilia E. Siegmann Contributors

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health