Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada

Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada

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This all-new Canadian textbook answers a growing need in Canadian health care instruction. Written by a very experienced educator in the health care arena, Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada examines the concepts of health, wellness, and illness, and the role that each individual plays in his or her own health care. It also covers population health, the determinants of health, the structure of Canada's health care system and its main players, and issues and trends facing health care in our country. Clearly written and full of great features designed to engage the student, this is the perfect textbook to teach allied health students about the Canadian health care system. qI had the opportunity to review the new text Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada and I feel it is a perfect fit for our course MRT 1250 Health Care Systems in Canada in the Medical Radiation Technology program in the second semester.q - Brenda Cliff, Medical Radiation Technology professor, Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario Student-Friendly Approach and Design: Presents core content in a manageable and compelling manner Outstanding Pedagogical Tools: including tables, photos, illustrations, figures, learning outcomes and key terms in an appealing design to help engage the student A variety of Boxes highlight key topics, emphasize real-life issues, provide insight into specific trends, and enhance student learning - these include In the News, Thinking It Through, and Case Examples.Many hospitals, clinics, and other facilities simply cannot afford to hire them. ... Physician services account for about 15% of overall health care spending ( Canadian Institute for Health Information, 2013b). ... twentyeighth out of 34 countries in the ratio of patients to doctors, with 2.4 practising physicians per 1000 people.

Title:Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada
Author:Valerie D. Thompson
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2015-03


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