TITLE

When providing care to underserved, patient education is a crucial element

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;May2008, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
When people cannot afford routine medical care, they have difficulty managing their chronic diseases and other health problems. That is one reason why some health care institutions have set in place ways to offer services to the underserved and uninsured population. However, good health is more than treatment; it is learning how to manage disease and prevent it whenever possible. In this issue we look at the important role of education in outreach programs to the underserved and uninsured populations.
ACCESSION #
31793453

 

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