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By Marilyn J. Field (editor), Alan M. Jette (editor) and Linda Martin (editor)

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9780309100908 | Natl Academy Pr, February 28, 2006, cover price $48.00

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Product Description: In recent decades, advances in biomedical research have helped save or lengthen the lives of children around the world. With improved therapies, child and adolescent mortality rates have decreased significantly in the last half century...read more
By Richard E. Behrman (editor) and Marilyn J. Field (editor)

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9780309091817 | Natl Academy Pr, July 4, 2004, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In recent decades, advances in biomedical research have helped save or lengthen the lives of children around the world.

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Product Description: This document is a brief summary of the Institute of Medicine report entitled When Children Die: Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children. Better care is possible now, but current methods of organizing and financing palliative, end-of-life, and bereavement care complicate the provision and coordination of services to help children and families and sometimes require families to choose between curative or life-prolonging care and palliative services, in particular, hospice care...read more

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9780309090766 | Natl Academy Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: This document is a brief summary of the Institute of Medicine report entitled When Children Die: Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children.

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Product Description: The death of a child is a special sorrow. No matter the circumstances, a child’s death is a life-altering experience. Except for the child who dies suddenly and without forewarning, physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel usually play a central role in the lives of children who die and their families...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Richard E. Behrman (editor) and Marilyn J. Field (editor)

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9780309084376 | Joseph Henry Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The death of a child is a special sorrow.

By Marilyn J. Field (editor)

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9780309073301 | Natl Academy Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $49.00

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Product Description: This report, which was developed by an expert committee of the Institute of Medicine, reviews the first three services listed above. It is intended to assist policymakers by providing syntheses of the best evidence available about the effectiveness of these services and by estimating the cost to Medicare of covering them...read more
By Marilyn J. Field (editor), Robert L. Lawrence (editor) and Lee Zwanziger (editor)

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9780309068895 | Natl Academy Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $77.50 | About this edition: This report, which was developed by an expert committee of the Institute of Medicine, reviews the first three services listed above.

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Product Description: When the end of life makes its inevitable appearance, people should be able to expect reliable, humane, and effective caregiving. Yet too many dying people suffer unnecessarily. While an "overtreated" dying is feared, untreated pain or emotional abandonment are equally frightening...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780309063722 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: When the end of life makes its inevitable appearance, people should be able to expect reliable, humane, and effective caregiving.

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Product Description: Telemedicine--the use of information and telecommunications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants--is receiving increasing attention not only in remote areas where health care access is troublesome but also in urban and suburban locations...read more
By Marilyn J. Field (editor)

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9780309055314 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Telemedicine--the use of information and telecommunications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants--is receiving increasing attention not only in remote areas where health care access is troublesome but also in urban and suburban locations.

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Product Description: In a health care environment undergoing major restructuring, health services researchers have an important contribution to make in evaluating the impact of change and in guiding policymakers, clinicians, corporate purchasers, and patients...read more

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9780309053488 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In a health care environment undergoing major restructuring, health services researchers have an important contribution to make in evaluating the impact of change and in guiding policymakers, clinicians, corporate purchasers, and patients.

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Product Description: This book examines methods for selecting topics and setting priorities for clinical practice guideline development and implementation. Clinical practice guidelines are "systematically defined statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances...read more
By Marilyn J. Field (editor)

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9780309052474 | Natl Academy Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This book examines methods for selecting topics and setting priorities for clinical practice guideline development and implementation.

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Product Description: Six dental schools have closed in the last decade and others are in jeopardy. Facing this uncertainty about the status of dental education and the continued tension between educators and practitioners, leaders in the profession have recognized the need for purpose and direction...read more

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9780309051958 | Natl Academy Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Six dental schools have closed in the last decade and others are in jeopardy.

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Product Description: This book establishes a framework for assessing health care reform proposals and their implementation. It helps clarify objectives, identifies issues to be addressed in proposals, distinguishes between short- and long-term expectations and achievements, and directs attention to important but sometimes neglected questions about the organization and provision of health care services...read more

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9780309049269 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: This book establishes a framework for assessing health care reform proposals and their implementation.

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Product Description: The United States is unique among economically advanced nations in its reliance on employers to provide health benefits voluntarily for workers and their families. Although it is well known that this system fails to reach millions of these individuals as well as others who have no connection to the work place, the system has other weaknesses...read more

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9780309048279 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The United States is unique among economically advanced nations in its reliance on employers to provide health benefits voluntarily for workers and their families.

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Product Description: Guidelines for the clinical practice of medicine have been proposed as the solution to the whole range of current health care problems. This new book presents the first balanced and highly practical view of guidelines--their strengths, their limitations, and how they can be used most effectively to benefit health care...read more

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9780309045896 | Natl Academy Pr, May 1, 1992, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Guidelines for the clinical practice of medicine have been proposed as the solution to the whole range of current health care problems.

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