Medical Management of the Home Care Patient
by Joe W. Ramsdell, et all.
Publisher: American Medical Association 2007
Number of pages: 74
This volume helps physicians identify and oversee the wide range of medical and social services available to assist their patients at home. Careful utilization of appropriate services can prevent unnecessary rehospitalizations, emergency department visits and poorer than expected health outcomes.
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