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Hospital Administration & Care

  • AIDS in Pakistanby Ayaz Qureshi

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 141.45

    This book is the first full-length study of HIV/AIDS work in relation to government and NGOs. In the early 2000s, Pakistan’s response to HIV/AIDS was scaled-up and declared an area of urgent intervention. This response was funded by international donors requiring prevention, care and support services to be contracted out to NGOs - a global policy considered... more...

  • The Evolution and Everyday Practice of Collective Patient Involvement in Europeby Alexander Haarmann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.45

    This timely study analyzes social, economic, political, provider, and patient factors shaping collective patient involvement in European health care from the postwar period to the present day. Examining representative countries England, the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden, it documents the roles of providers and legislatures in facilitating consumer... more...

  • GKV-Unterstützung bei Behandlungsfehlerverdachtby Christian Katzenmeier; Christoph Jansen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 46.55

    Dieses Buch bietet eine rechtsgebietsübergreifende Analyse der Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer GKV-Unterstützung von Patienten bei Behandlungsfehlerverdacht. Es handelt sich um eine praxisbezogene wissenschaftliche Untersuchung auf der Schnittstelle von Sozialrecht, Haftungsrecht und Zivilprozessrecht mit Bezügen zum Versicherungsrecht, Datenschutzrecht... more...

  • Entscheidungsfindung im Krankenhausmanagementby Werner Vogd; Martin Feißt; Kaspar Molzberger; Anne Ostermann; Juliane Slotta

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.71

    Diese umfassende empirische Studie gibt grundlegende Einsichten in die Praxis des Krankenhausmanagements im Kontext der Ökonomisierung des Gesundheitswesens und leistet gleichzeitig einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Soziologie des Managements sowie der rekonstruktiven Management- bzw. Organisationsforschung. Konkret wird aufgezeigt, mittels welcher Praxen... more...

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Safety Guidebookby Dale Lyman

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 69.95

    Ambulatory Surgery Center Safety Guidebook: Managing Code Requirements for Fire and Life Safety helps guide ASC administrative and security staff meet the requirements and standards of both federal and state authorities, including the Life Safety Code, a critical designation for facilities participating in Medicare (CMS) funding reimbursement. Designed... more...

  • Paramedics On and Off the Streetsby Michael K. Corman

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    In Paramedics On and Off the Streets, Michael K. Corman embarks on an institutional ethnography of the complex, mundane, intricate, and exhilarating work of paramedics in Calgary, Alberta. more...

  • Intervention Effectiveness Research: Quality Improvement and Program Evaluationby Karen A. Monsen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.14

    Do interventions improve health outcomes? This volume provides a model and road map to answer clinical questions related to intervention effectiveness research, quality improvement, and program evaluations.  It offers clear and simple guidance for all phases of a clinical inquiry projects from planning through dissemination and communication of... more...

  • Infection Preventionby Gonzalo Bearman; Silvia Munoz-Price; Daniel J. Morgan; Rekha K. Murthy

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.08

    This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data on infection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot... more...

  • Hospital Wastewatersby Paola Verlicchi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 269.95

    This volume addresses hospital effluents in terms of their composition and the management and treatment strategies currently (being) adopted around the globe. In this context, one major focus is on pharmaceutical compounds: their observed concentration range, ecotoxicological effects, and the removal efficiency achieved by the different technologies.... more...

  • Translation and Health Risk Knowledge Building in Chinaby Meng Ji

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 50.68

    This pivot considers the dissemination of public health terms in Chinese scientific research and printed media. Bringing together quantitative and qualitative analysis from corpus linguistics, translation studies, contrastive linguistics to bear on the study of specialised public health translation, it provides key insights into the translation of... more...