Ethical issues in rural health care /

"This volume initiates a much-needed conversation about the ethical and policy concerns facing health care providers in the rural United States. Although 21 percent of the population lives in rural areas, only 11 percent of physicians practice there. What challenges do health care workers face...

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Other Authors: Dalinis, Pamela M., 1951-, Klugman, Craig M., 1969-
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Rural-urban differences in end-of-life care : reflections on social contracts / Charles E. Gessert
  • The challenges of rural health care / William A. Nelson
  • Ethics, errors, and where we go from here / Ann Freeman Cook and Helena Hoas
  • The ethics of allocating resources toward rural health and health care / Marion Danis
  • Reflections on fifty years in rural health care / Elwood L. Schmidt
  • Serving the underserved : personal, social, and medical challenges / Louis Borgenicht
  • Ethical and sociocultural issues in rural mental health care / Dan Goodkind
  • Ethical dimensions of the quality of rural health care / Denise Niemira
  • Building bioethics networks in rural states : blessings and barriers / Frank Chessa and Julien S. Murphy
  • Structural violence in the rural context : the ethical implications of welfare reform for rural health / Elizabeth A. Thomas
  • Rural geriatric bioethics : a Texas perspective / William J. Winslade and Martha Beard-Duncan
  • Supporting the rural physician : processes and programs / Jamie Anderson and Craig M. Klugman.