in Health Care Regulation in America
October 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7260 words.
This chapter presents background on the nature of health policy and the role of regulation in translating policy into action. It describes the fundamental policy goals of improving quality,...
in Issues in Palliative Care Research
September 2003; p ublished online November 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6981 words.
Undertreatment of pain continues throughout the world. Hospitalized patients with pain continue to be inadequately managed, despite the availability of safe and effective treatments. This...
in The Patient as Agent of Health and Health Care
December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 11131 words.
Objective definitions of health and disease are favored because they promise a value-free measure of health problems and health care needs. But objective health does not simply cause the...
P ublished online May 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 10966 words.
School and university accreditation is an evaluative decision made by a recognized accrediting agency/institution that a particular school or university or specialized program complies with...
Comparing methodological quality and consistency of international guidelines for the management of patients with chronic heart failure
in European Journal of Heart Failure
June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4787 words.
Guidelines (GLs) for the management of heart failure (HF) are of great importance in order to define and disseminate therapeutic recommendations...
A clinical audit programme for diagnostic radiology: the approach adopted by the International Atomic Energy Agency
in Radiation Protection Dosimetry
January 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 2311 words.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has a mandate to assist member states in areas of human health and particularly in the use of radiation for diagnosis and treatment. Clinical...
in Oxford Textbook of Medical Education
October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine. 10463 words.
In its broadest context, relicensure is a process by which an individual or public agency renews, reactivates, or reinstates an existing license to either practise a profession or execute a...
January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .
Book. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 400 pages.
Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions...
in Laboratory Medicine
February 2013; p ublished online October 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Business and Management. 4640 words.
Although discrepant laboratory results still pose considerable risk to patients and to pharmaceutical development, overall clinical laboratory performance has improved with time due to...
Effectiveness of liaison psychiatric nursing in older medical inpatients with depression: a randomised controlled trial
in Age and Ageing
July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3920 words.
Objective: to compare liaison psychiatric nursing with usual medical care in the management of older medical inpatients who screen positive for depression.
Improving Measurement of Latin American Inequality and Poverty with an Eye to Equitable Growth Policy 1
in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty
February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 17831 words.
Major improvements in the quality and frequency of data on income and consumption distribution in Latin American countries have provided an adequate base for assessing trends and analysing...
14 Due Process in Competition Law Proceedings: Practical Considerations of a Consensus Awaiting Convergence
in Antitrust Procedural Fairness
January 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 8757 words.
This chapter first discusses how due process has attracted increased attention in international competition law dialogue. This can be attributed to three factors: the globalization of...
in Children & Schools
July 1997; p ublished online July 1997 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.
This article draws on interviews and site visits in 36 states, a literature review, and data from the authors' three demonstration projects to discuss school-linked comprehensive services....
in Mental Health and Care Homes
May 2011; p ublished online February 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3604 words.
This final chapter summarizes the current state of care home provision, drawing from the preceding chapters of this book. Several general themes are discussed: (1) the ageing population and...
in Migration and Empire
September 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14268 words.
Decisions to migrate, by UK and all other empire migrants, were heavily influenced by information (and sometimes misinformation) about destinations, both from personal sources and from...
in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 3804 words.
Peter Stelfox is Head of Investigative Practice at the National Policing Improvement Agency. In this article, he examines the relationship between investigative practice and...
in Health Promotion International
June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5384 words.
As health promotion practitioners advocate for an integration of health and environmental concerns, they must struggle with the role of environmental health indicators in fostering and...
February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .
Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 272 pages.
As the largest public healthcare system in the United States, the New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation adopted the principles of the Toyota Production System, or lean, as the...
U.S. Border Patrol Critical Issues in Policing: 21st Century Challenges in the National Border Patrol Strategy
in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
January 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 6337 words.
As part of the new and vigorous emphasis on national security initiatives in the post-September 11, 2001 era in America, the U.S. Border Patrol is one of the agencies in the Department of...