Carol Levine and Thomas H. Murray bring together accomplished physicians, nurses, social workers, and policy experts to examine the differences and conflicts (and sometimes common ground) between family caregivers and health care professionalsaand to suggest ways to improve the situation. The Cultures of Caregiving provides needed answers in the contemporary crisis of family caregiving for professionals and students in medical ethics, health policy, and such fields as primary care, geriatrics, oncology, nursing, and social work.Financial intermediaries interpret the guidelines differently, and so caregivers who try to get patients aquot;out of the houseaquot; ... Many Medicare recipients need some form of durable medical equipmentawheelchair, hospital bed, or other equipment.
|Title||:||The Cultures of Caregiving|
|Author||:||Carol Levine, Thomas H. Murray|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2004-04-14|