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    • Changing Health Care for Vulnerable Older Adults: Five Programs of Research 

      Adams, Linda Thompson (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Four papers discuss the relative influence of scientific, societal, and/or public policy upon the care of vulnerable older adults. Each paper addresses a program of research, an aspect of which influences the quality of ...
    • Changing the Care Provided Persons with Dementia: The Role of Experiential Knowledge and Philosophy of Science 

      Whall, Ann L. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      This discussion is both cautionary and hopeful, for it addresses the remaining ability of those persons with dementia as well as the effect of such lack of recognition, upon the care delivered to all vulnerable older adults.
    • Cultural Influences on End-of-Life Decision Making 

      Jackson, Frances C.; Schim, Stephanie; Duffy, Sonia (Oakland University, 2000-04-01)
      Advice on end-of-life decision-making is largely influenced by the culture of the recipient of care, the culture of the provider of care, and the culture of the institution where the care is being received.
    • The Impact of Genomics on the Future of Health Care 

      Williams, Lynne (Oakland University, 2005-10-01)
      There is no question that the practice of medicine in the post-Human Genome Project (or “Genomic Health Care”) will be significantly different from the current practice of medicine....The real challenge facing the health ...
    • Is There Really a Crisis in Health Care Spending? 

      Stano, Miron (Oakland University, 2005-10-01)
      Health care analysts are fond of saying that one-third of health care spending is unnecessary or wasteful—the problem is finding out which third. As an extension, one can add the problem of whose third.
    • Medical Matters: Do No Harm 

      Joyce, Barbara (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      There are rich opportunities to develop nationally recognized innovative curricula in the area of quality and safety that will impact patient care and develop future healthcare leaders. OUWB and William Beaumont Hospital ...
    • Notes from the Dismal Science: What Have We Learned About Our Economy? 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2012-01-01)
      Cost benefit analysis requires both costs and benefits.
    • Preserved Implicit Memory in Dementia Care: A Potential Model for Care 

      Harrison, Barbara E. (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      In the next decade, millions of persons with dementia will need nursing care, which will challenge our current approaches to care. This discussion explains a new nursing practice approach for the care of persons living ...
    • Promoting the Well-being of Older Adults through Multi-sensory Environments 

      Riley-Doucet, Cheryl (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      The rapidly growing elderly population brings new health care issues into sharp focus, particularly that of caring for elders with neurologic and cognitive deficits related to dementia.
    • Universal Health Insurance: A Guide to the Debates 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2009-10-01)
      When you buy a car on line, the company displays a complete brand name auto and also invites that “you build your own model” one feature at a time. This paper invites you to create your preferred health plan and compare ...