Clinical Management of the Homeless Patient - Social, Psychiatric, and Medical Issues

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Beschreibung

This volume highlights the socioeconomic concerns related to medical care for homeless patients and places them at the interface of common psychiatric and medical problems clinicians encounter. Written by experts in psychiatry and other medical specialties, this volume is a concise, yet comprehensive overview of the homeless crisis, its costs, and ultimately, best practices for improved outcomes.  The text begins by examining the scope and epidemiology of the problem and discusses its costs.  It then examines the best practices for both physical and psychiatric care before concluding with a section on working with special populations that have unique concerns across the country including LGBTQ, women, children, veterans, and aging adults. As the first medical book on homelessness, it is designed to cover a broad range of concerns in a concise, practical fashion for all clinicians working with homeless patients.


 


Clinical Management of the Homeless Patient is written by and for psychiatrists, general internists, geriatricians, pediatricians, addiction medicine physicians, VA physicians, and all others who may encounter this crisis in their work.



 

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Anmerkung Illustrationen:
XI, 353 p. 18 illus., 14 illus. in color.
Inhaltsverzeichnis:

Part I: The Scope of the Problem



1.       Epidemiology



2.       Determinants of And Contributors To Homelessness



3.       Legal/ethical issues



 



Part II: Societal Costs Of Homelessness :



4.       Excess Police/Justice Involvement



5.       Excess Ed Resource Use; Unnecessary Hospital Stays; Costs Of Shelters, Etc)



6.       Human And Sex Trafficking And Homelessness



 



Part III: Best Practices



7.       The Housing First Model



8.       Pathways to Housing



9.       The VA



10.   Other



11.   Efforts To Reduce Justice Reinvolvement: Jail Diversion, Justice Outreach, Justice Re-Entry)



12.   Employment, Job Training, Education



 



Part IV: Psychiatric Issues and Treatment



13.   Deinstitutionalization, Homelessness Among Seriously Mentally Ill, Prevalence Of Psychiatric Illness Among Homeless



14.   Substance Use Disorders



15.   Trauma



16.   Nonadherence to treatment



17.   Suicide Prevention



18.   Cognitive impairment/TBI



19.   Management of the chronic mentally ill and chronically suicidal patient who is in and out of the ER and inpatient all the time



 



Part V: Medical Issues



20.   Diabetes, hypertension, HIV and other STDs, cellulitis, abscesses, arthritis



21.   Infestations: bed bugs, lice, ant and mosquito bites and associated cellulitis



22.   Managing these issues



23.   A focus on toenails



 



Part VI: Special Populations



24.   Veterans



25.   Women



26.   Children



27.   LGBTQ



Older Homeless (50-65, 65 to 85 Years)
Herausgeber:
Ritchie, Elspeth Cameron;Ritchie
Llorente, Maria D.;Llorente
Bemerkungen:
The first medical book focused on homeless patients


Considers the epidemiology, costs, and best practices for homeless patient care


Written by experts in psychiatry as well as other medical specialties

Medientyp:
Taschenbuch
Verlag:
Springer International Publishing
Biografie:


Elspeth Cameron Ritchie


Chair


Department of Psychiatry
Medstar Washington Hospital Center


Vice Chair


Medstar Georgetown University Hospital


Maria D. Llorente MD
Georgetown University School of Medicine


Deputy to the Assistant Undersecretary for Health, Patient Care Services


Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW


Washington DC 20024



Sprache:
Englisch
Auflage:
1st ed. 2021
Seitenanzahl:
353

Stammdaten

Produkttyp:
Taschenbuch
Verpackungsabmessungen:
0.234 x 0.155 x 0.022 m; 0.569 kg
GTIN:
09783030701376
DUIN:
53VDKM98EUF
CHF 96.50
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