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Long-Term Care Administration: Books


This guide is a starting point for locating Long-Term Care Administration books, videos, journal articles, and credible websites.

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Subject Searching

Here are just a few of the many subjects assigned to HIT resources
congregate housing long-term care facilities
geriatrics long-term care of the sick
health facilities--accounting nursing homes--administration
health facilities--finance old age homes
homes for the aged-- organization & administration older people--housing
long-term care older people--care

Reference Sources

Reference materials are well indexed, up-to-date, concise, and highly credible. They provide overviews, definitions, specific information (such as causes & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prognosis, etc) or addresses. Types of reference books include: directories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, basic health books (describing diseases and conditions), and drug resources.

Electronic Reference

Physical Reference

Conn's Current Therapy REF RM101 .C87

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC71 .A14

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary REF R 121.D73 (Ready Reference--located at our reference desks)

Goldman's Cecil Medicine REF RC46 .C423

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine REF RC46 .H333

Select Print Titles

Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

An ideal introduction to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace, this authoritative guide explores a wide range of health care topics -- from tort reform and healthcare ethics to patient rights and managed care.

Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities

Examines the complex operations of the long-term care facility and offers critical skills to current and future long-term care administrators for delivering quality, cost-effective services.

Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management

This introductory book examines the various dimensions of long-term care and explores the facets of management essential to success in this rapidly changing environment.

Enhancing Staff Retention in Person-Centered Care Environments for Older Adults

Outlines how long-term care administrators can improve staff retention by developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective orientation program for all levels of staff.

Human resource management in health care : principles and practice

Introduces human resources to those who are preparing to work in any area of health care or health service. Written for practitioners and students in all disciplines related to health, it covers important topics such as recruitment, training, termination, legal issues, labor unions, and more.

Health promotion and aging : practical applications for health professionals

This acclaimed text promotes healthy aging by demonstrating how health practitioners, program developers, and policymakers can prevent or manage disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness in the older adult population.

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