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Health and poverty [publication] /

by Holosko, Michael J [edt]; Feit, Marvin D [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York [etc.] : The Haworth Press, 1997, cop. 1997Description: XVI, 252 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0789001497.MeSH subject(s): Health Policy | Health Services Accessibility | Medical Indigency | Health Services Accessibility -- economics | Canada | United StatesPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: [Contents] Part I. The context of health care policies and services. 1) Health care in the United States: the battle of reform. - 2) Medicaid: perspectives from the States. - 3) Primary prevention with the poor: structural conflicts between the health and welfare systems. - 4) The health consequences of economic recessions. - 5) Health and poverty in Canada. - Part II: Impacts, influences, results, and consequences. 6) Who bears the burden of uncompensated hospital care? - 7) Medical indigency and inner-city hospital care: patient dumping, emergency care, and public policy. - 8) A pragmattic approachto improving the health of poor children. - 9) Interventions and policies to serve homeless people infected with HIV and AIDS. - 10) Accessing and understudied population in behavioral HIV/AIDS research: low-income African-American women. - 11) Access to primary care among young African-American children in Chicago. - 12) High risk channelling to improve medicaid maternal and infant care. - 13) American Indian uranium millworkers: a study of the perceived effects of occupational exposure. - Epilogue. Helath and poverty: below the bottom line.
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[Contents] Part I. The context of health care policies and services. 1) Health care in the United States: the battle of reform. - 2) Medicaid: perspectives from the States. - 3) Primary prevention with the poor: structural conflicts between the health and welfare systems. - 4) The health consequences of economic recessions. - 5) Health and poverty in Canada. - Part II: Impacts, influences, results, and consequences. 6) Who bears the burden of uncompensated hospital care? - 7) Medical indigency and inner-city hospital care: patient dumping, emergency care, and public policy. - 8) A pragmattic approachto improving the health of poor children. - 9) Interventions and policies to serve homeless people infected with HIV and AIDS. - 10) Accessing and understudied population in behavioral HIV/AIDS research: low-income African-American women. - 11) Access to primary care among young African-American children in Chicago. - 12) High risk channelling to improve medicaid maternal and infant care. - 13) American Indian uranium millworkers: a study of the perceived effects of occupational exposure. - Epilogue. Helath and poverty: below the bottom line.