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Understanding the Australian Health Care System

Elsevier Title
ISBN: 978-0-7295-4328-6

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Understanding the Australian Health Care System , 4th Edition

Edited by Eileen Willis, MEd, PhD, Louise Reynolds, BHSc (PHC) Grad Cert Ed (Higher Edu) PhD FPA and Trudy Judge

531 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2020
$82.95, Paperback, Reference

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Understanding the Australian Health Care System 4e is the essential guide to the complexities of health care in Australia. Key theoretical concepts and current issues along with the structures and policies influencing health care professionals are explored by leading experts led by authors, Eileen Willis, Louise Reynolds and Trudy Rudge.

The text is divided into two sections. The first is about the multiple systems, services and schemes that make up health care in Australia. The second explores the roles of fifteen health professions working within the current system, with a focus on key themes of interprofessional practice, chronic illness, and quality and safety.

New to this Edition

  • Content now presented in two sections
  • A new chapter on digital health and the Divide to assist the reader with understanding the impact technology has on the overall health system and individual participants
  • New Editor, Trudy Rudge, provides a strong nursing perspective
  • ‘Policy insights’ per chapter provides the reader with insights into recent policy changes and the impact on individual health professions practice
  • An eBook is included in all print purchases

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Author Information

Edited by Eileen Willis, MEd, PhD, Professor, Social Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia; Louise Reynolds, BHSc (PHC) Grad Cert Ed (Higher Edu) PhD FPA, Lecturer, Social Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders University, SA, Australia and Trudy Judge

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