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The support of families in the care of children with medical complexity (CMC) requires the integration of health care provider (HCP) medical knowledge and family experience. Care plans largely represent HCP information and care maps demonstrate the family experience. Understanding the intersection between a care plan and care map is critical, as it may provide solutions to the widely recognized tension between HCP-directed care and patient- and family-centered care (PFCC).
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Name: Child: care, health and development
Given the limited number of pediatric-specific palliative care programs, palliative care providers of all disciplines may be called on to care for infants, children, and adolescents with serious illne...
Introduction: In order to develop such a relatively new type of medical care in Ukraine, as pediatric palliative care, first of all, qualified medical workers are needed. The aim: to assess the awaren...
Growth in the prevalence of severe pediatric obesity and tertiary care pediatric weight management programs supports the application of chronic disease management models to the care of children with s...
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents is commonly managed in primary care. Changes in United States health care have led to the integration of behavioral health s...
Literature in adult palliative care (PC) boasts fewer invasive procedures, shorter lengths of stay, and decreased cost of care. Benefits of pediatric PC are under-researched and are important to ident...
This proposal addresses the major challenge of improving health outcomes for children with cancer and other complex conditions, for whom the effectiveness of outpatient care depends on car...
Children with medical complexity (CMC) account for $10,000 per child-year.2,3 The hospital component (inpatient consultation service) is further improving outcomes. Having improved both in...
This study will determine if suicidal middle-aged men who use a personalized computer program addressing suicide risk before a primary care visit are more likely to discuss suicide and acc...
The specific aims of the study are to: 1. Assess the feasibility of a TytoCare telehealth device with remote audio/video connection for evaluation of children with medical complexi...
Objectives: 1. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on alcohol at-risk behaviors and smoking cessation. 2. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on treatment mechanisms (increased self-efficacy, ...
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Alternative health care delivery mechanisms, such as PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS or other health insurance services or prepaid plans (other than HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS), that meet Medicare qualifications for a risk-sharing contract. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...