THE RIGHT TO DIE VERSUS THE RIGHT TO LIVE--WHO DECIDES? THE LONG AND WANDERING ROAD TO A LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION
- Project reports. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring90, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p147
Presents an abstract of the report `Medicaid Services for Persons With Mental Retardation and Related Conditions.'
- A resident-based reimbursement system for intermediate... Slifkin, Rebecca T.; Kilpatrick, Kerry E. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring97, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p61
Describes a resident-based reimbursement system (RBRS) for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICFsMR). Advantages and disadvantages of progressing to an RBRS; Two components to reimbursable facility costs; Development and simulation of the system; Issue of concern when using...
- Mental illness and spiritual crisis: Implications for psychiatric rehabilitation. Miller, Judith S. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Oct90, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p29
Suggests that increasing numbers of people diagnosed as having mental illness may have needs that are not being fully met by mental health professionals. Psychiatric views regarding the nature of consciousness, mental health, and mental illness; Characteristics of spiritual crises and...
- Advance care planning. Teno, Joan M.; Nelson, Hilde Lindemann // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, pS32
Discusses a meeting of philosophers, doctors, nurses, anthropologists, bioethicists and others who gathered in September 1993 to look at the issue of decisionmaking for the mentally incapacitated. Previous passage of the Patient Self-Determination Act; Advance directives; Defining advance care...
- Treatment of Aggression in Patients with Mental Retardation. Lacy, Ben // American Family Physician;3/1/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p622
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Medical Care of Adults with Mental Retardation" published in the "American Family Physician."
- Impact of the Maine Medicaid waiver for the mentally retarded. Coburn, Andrew F.; Kilbreth, Elizabeth H. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring90, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p43
Evaluates the impact of Maine's Medicaid waiver for the mentally retarded. Extent to which the waiver program reduced Medicaid cost; Effectiveness of the program in achieving the principal program outcome; Effectiveness of targeting waiver services to clients at risk of institutionalization.
- Learn more about mental health care. Dewing, Jan // Nursing Older People;Dec2008, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Maggie Arnold and Theresa Mitchell regarding the care received by older people with medical health problems in hospital environment.
- Neurosurgery for mentally ill given go ahead in Scotland. Christie, Bryan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/14/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7058, p644
Reports on the availability of neurosurgical services to mentally handicapped persons in Great Britain. Surgery as a means of alleviating symptoms; Controversy on the efficacy and safety of neurosurgery.
- Compulsory admission. // British Medical Journal;11/13/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6045, p1157
Evaluates he compulsory admission for the mentally ill in Great Britain. Decline in admission for the mentally ill; Reference to the Mental Health Act of 1959; Viewpoints regarding civil rights of the mentally ill for treatment.