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Towards Simplicity - Complex Case Management by Doctors

This article follows on from my recent article about complexity in workers compensation systems that refers to the concept of ‘complex case management’ by experienced medical practitioners. 1,943 more words

IT'S NOT ALWAYS DEPRESSION!

IT’S NOT ALWAYS DEPRESSION!

Diminished activity, fatigue, weight gain and little interest in activities that once brought delight.

With normal laboratory findings, most doctors would diagnose depression. 582 more words

Failure To Listen

Assessment angst and apathy

Changing the world one nurse at a time. This is the fifth post in a series dedicated to the work done by the 3rd year Nursing students at Otago Polytechnic in 2015. 337 more words

Seniors in rural areas have worse health outcomes

Older adults in rural areas have worse health outcomes than those in urban areas, says a new study, because of greater barriers to healthcare access. 207 more words

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Conclusion

In summation, the field of public health and medicine, both research and the profession, are prone to manifestations of discriminatory practices which impact individual’s health outcomes. 346 more words

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Social Class and Health

In previous posts, I discuss race and gender in terms of health outcomes and the field of public health. This post will discuss class and health, marking the end of my research journey, as well as the end of my fall semester! 578 more words

Public Health

Gender and Health, pt 2

To read my first post on gender and health, click here!

There’s a strange saying in epidemiology – “women get sicker, but men die quicker” (Lorber and Moore 13). 518 more words

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