Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Smith, Barry H.; Fitzpatrick, Joyce J.; Hoyt-Hudson, Pamela
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 78
Covers human potential and possibilities for change in a global environment where health issues have now reached crisis proportions. Through the Dreyfus Health Foundation's Problem Solving for Better Health and related programs, this book presents innovative methodologies that promote grass-roots solutions to pressing health issues. A progress report and call to further action, the book speaks to such issues in 27 countries, including the United States.
With contributions from Dreyfus Health Foundation international program leaders and esteemed health care practitioners and educators, Problem Solving for Better Health presents practical interventions through community and institutional initiatives to improve health and quality of life. The tools presented are currently integrated into nursing and medical curricula internationally, including 75 medical institutions in India and 20 in China. This book is an essential resource for doctors, nurses, public health care providers, and individuals working at the community, institutional, and policy levels.