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Author Almgren, Gunnar Robert, 1951-

Title The safety-net health care system : health care at the margins / Gunnar Almgren, Taryn Lindhorst.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer Pub., [2012]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  368.382 A448S    Check Shelf
Description xv, 390 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origins and definitions of the safety net health care system -- Poverty and being poor -- Stratification and stigma -- Differences, power, privilege, and disparities in care -- Homelessness as a social phenomenon and being homeless -- Substance abuse and addiction -- Violence, victimization, and trauma -- "Difficult patients", difficult health conditions -- Adherence to care -- Thriving in stressful environments.
Subject Medically uninsured persons -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Marginality, Social -- Health aspects -- United States.
Medically Uninsured.
Delivery of Health Care.
Insurance, Health.
Health Services Needs and Demand.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Professional-Patient Relations.
United States.
Health services accessibility. (OCoLC)fst00953278
Marginality, Social -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst01009160
Medically uninsured persons. (OCoLC)fst01014803
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Lindhorst, Taryn.
ISBN 9780826105714
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