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Life Care Planning and Case Management

ISBN-10: 1420090690

ISBN-13: 9781420090697

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Roger O. Weed, Debra Berens, Debra E. Berens, Debra E. Berens

List price: $210.00
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Description:

Life Care Planning is an advanced collaborative practice concerned with coordinating, accessing, evaluating, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with significant medical adversity. This handbook provides a comprehensive resource for all people involved with catastrophic impairments who need to solve complex medical care problems. Updating life care planning references, the third edition presents new chapters on elder care as well as home and vehicle modification. The text offers an overview of issues relevant to selected disabilities, bringing together various concepts of life care plans into one publication and reviewing current thoughts, beliefs, and procedures.
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Book details

List price: $210.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 9/21/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 985
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Editors
Contributors
About the Contributors
Life Care Planning: Past, Present, and Future
The Roles of Life Care Plan Team Members
The Role of the Physiatrist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Nurse Case Manager in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Psychologist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Neuropsychologist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Occupational Therapist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Physical Therapist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the SLP and Assistive Technology in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Audiologist in Life Care Planning
The Role of the Economist in Life Care Planning
Selected Disabilities: Topics and Issues
Life Care Planning for the Amputee
Life Care Planning for Acquired Brain Injury
Life Care Planning for the Burn Patient
Life Care Planning for the HIV/AIDS Patient
Life Care Planning for Depressive Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Schizophrenia
Life Care Planning for People with Chronic Pain
Life Care Planning for Spinal Cord Injury
Life Care Planning for Organ Transplantation
Life Care Planning for the Visually Impaired
Elder Care Management Life Care Planning Principles
Forensic Considerations
Forensic Issues for Life Care Planners
A Personal Perspective of Life Care Planning
A Plaintiff's Attorney's Perspective on Life Care Planning
A Defense Attorney's Perspective on Life Care Planning
Life Care Planning and the Elder Law Attorney
Day-in-the-Life Video Production in Life Care Planning
General Issues
Ethical Issues for the Life Care Planner
Reliability of Life Care Plans: A Comparison of Original and Updated Plans
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): From Case Law to Case Management and Life Care Planning Practice
Technology and Life Care Planning
Life Care Planning Resources
Medical Equipment Choices and the Role of the Rehab Equipment Specialist in Life Care Planning
Home Assessment in Life Care Planning
Vehicle Modifications: Useful Considerations for Life Care Planners
Credentialing and Other Issues in Life Care Planning
Standards of Practice for Life Care Planners
Bibliography of Life Care Planning and Related Publications
Author Index
Subject Index