Disease Management

1st Edition

A Guide for Case Managers

Author:

  • Print ISBN 9780721639116

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, targeted content makes it one of the only resources available for practicing disease managers
  • Wide variety of coverage includes chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, as well as management of those conditions such as pregnancy that do not indicate an unhealthy or diseased state
  • Expert author contributions offer practical guidance and interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Chapters provide case studies or case scenarios to demonstrate the ways in which case managers nationwide have responded to treatment challenges with success
  • Emphasis on preventive care stresses the most practical and cost-effective solution to today's rising health care costs
  • Authors detail specific tips, tools, and techniques that managers can put to use in practice
  • Chapters are organized into three separate parts to present the information logically

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of Disease Management and Case Management

1. Overview of Disease Management

2. Disease Management Perspectives in Insurance and Managed Care

3. Predictive Modeling and Its Application to Disease and Case Management

4. Case Management: A Contemporary View

5. Roles and Functions of Case Management

6. The Diversity of Service Delivery Models

Part 2: Disease Management

7. Congestive Heart Failure

8. Diabetes Mellitus

9. Asthma

10. Catastrophic Injury

11. Long-Term Care and the Frail Elderly

12. Substance Abuse

13. Health Management of the Medically Indigent

14. Care Management of High-Risk Pregnant Women

Part 3: Disease Management and Case Management Contexts

15. Social Work and Nursing

16. Disability Legislation and Rehabilitation

17. Occupational Health, Workers’ Compensation, and Rehabilitation

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721639116

About the author

Diane Huber

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA