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Author Coulter, Angela.

Title Engaging patients in healthcare / Angela Coulter.

Imprint Berkshire, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2011.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This new text is a complete guide to patient engagement and participation in healthcare, which is a central theme of health policy in the UK and internationally. Angela Coulter explains the theories, models and policies used as well as giving extensive practical examples to illustrate the reality of patient involvement, and how it impacts on health outcomes. Based on 250 systematic reviews in the area, this is the most current and comprehensive text on the market.
Contents 1. The policy context -- 2. Improving care processes -- 3. Building health literacy -- 4. Selecting treatments -- 5. Strengthening self-care -- 6. Ensuring safer care -- 7. Participating in research -- 8. Training professionals -- 9. Shaping services -- 10. Patients -- the greatest untapped resource?
1. The policy context -- Overview -- The case for engagement -- Challenging professional dominance -- Promoting responsiveness -- Policy goals -- The patient's role -- Trust -- A note on terminology -- Summary -- References -- 2. Improving care processes -- Overview -- Policy levers -- Patient-centred care -- Patients' priorities -- Monitoring the quality of care -- Substandard care -- International comparisons -- Obtaining and using patient feedback -- Perceptions of NHS care -- Incentivizing quality improvements -- Giving patients a choice of provider -- The pros and cons of choice -- Exercising choice -- Strengthening patients' rights -- The Patients' Charter -- The NHS Constitution -- Involving patients in redesigning services -- Experience-based design -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 3. Building health literacy -- Overview -- The importance of health literacy -- Literacy and health inequalities -- Measuring health literacy -- Raising standards -- Health education -- Theories of health behaviour -- Health information -- Information sources -- Health information on the Internet -- Information quality -- Information as therapy -- Impact of health information -- Health in the media -- Impact of media stories -- Disease-mongering -- Social marketing -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 4. Selecting treatments -- Overview -- Shared decision-making -- Practice variations -- Sharing expertise -- Clinician-patient relationships -- Shared decision-making and health reform -- Expectations of involvement -- Lack of involvement in decisions -- Informed consent -- Patient decision aids -- Risk communication -- Support for participation -- Advance care plans -- Improving decision quality -- Overcoming the barriers -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 5. Strengthening self-care -- Overview -- Managing minor illness -- Support for self-care -- The importance of chronic disease -- Self-management of long-term conditions -- Care planning -- The Chronic Care Model -- Collaborative care -- Chronic care system -- Theoretical underpinnings -- Self-management education -- Integrated self-management support -- Supporting people in their own homes -- Record access -- Personal health budgets -- Evidence on what works -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 6. Ensuring safer care -- Overview -- Patient safety -- Patients' contribution -- Choosing a safe healthcare provider -- Helping to reach an accurate diagnosis -- Participating in treatment decision-making -- Contributing to safe medication use -- Participating in infection control initiatives -- Checking the accuracy of medical records -- Observing and checking care processes -- Reporting adverse events -- Practising effective self-care -- Advocacy and feedback -- When things go wrong -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 7. Participating in research -- Overview -- The importance of patients' role in research -- Participatory research -- Determining research priorities -- Commissioning research -- Designing studies -- Recruiting participants -- Measuring health outcomes -- Gathering and analysing data -- Disseminating and using research findings -- Supporting involvement in research -- Assessing impact -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 8. Training professionals -- Overview -- Educational challenges -- Future training needs -- Setting standards -- Learning to communicate -- The hidden curriculum -- Learning to work in teams -- Cultural competence -- Patients as teachers -- Community-based learning -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 9. Shaping services -- Overview -- Social capital, co-production and participatory democracy -- Early patient groups -- Growth of patient organizations -- Influencing policy -- Community Health Councils -- New statutory groups -- Community groups -- Involvement in commissioning -- Accountability -- Governance -- Engagement methods -- Determining local needs and aspirations -- Deciding on spending priorities -- Service development -- Promoting health and reducing inequalities -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 10. Patients -- the greatest untapped resource? -- Overview -- Assembling a balance sheet -- Improving care processes -- Building health literacy -- Selecting treatments -- Strengthening self-care -- Ensuring safer care -- Participating in research -- Training professionals -- Shaping services -- Strengthening impact -- Personalizing care -- Prioritizing health literacy -- Demystifying medical knowledge -- Engaging citizens.
Subject Patient participation -- England.
Public health -- England -- Citizen participation.
Health counseling.
Patient education.
MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment.
Health counseling. (OCoLC)fst00952875
Patient education. (OCoLC)fst01055007
Patient participation. (OCoLC)fst01055025
Public health -- Citizen participation. (OCoLC)fst01082247
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Patient Participation.
Patient Rights.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Angela Coulter. Engaging patients in healthcare. [S.l.] : Open University Press, 2011 0335242715 (OCoLC)728840632
ISBN 9780335242726 (electronic bk.)
0335242723 (electronic bk.)
0335242715
9780335242719
1283269201
9781283269209
9786613269201
6613269204
Standard No. 9786613269201
AU@ 000050960677
AU@ 000051566487
AU@ 000059228116
DEBBG BV043079000
DEBSZ 421552611
NZ1 14691864
AU@ 000060490648

 
    
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