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"This text would be helpful for teaching students in medicine, nursing, social work, and health care administration."

"This book can be recommended to family caregivers, health care staff, and policy-makers—as well as to those teaching courses in health care, policy, and gerontology."

"A must read for those who are planning to work in the healthcare field and for those currently employed in it."

"A well-researched and fascinating historical recount of the cultural differences between the family members, health professionals and policy makers... Recommended background reading for geriatric care managers and professionals seeking policy changes in caregiving."

"Editors Levine and Murray and their contributors demonstrate a broad understanding of the culture of caregiving and families."

"The collaboration and talents brought together to write this book are phenomenal... This book should be considered an instrument in building and solidifying the bridge between caregivers and the medical community."

"Levine and Murray have taken us beyond complaining about conflicts and problems in providing healthcare across the cultural divide. Instead, they offer insights, knowledge, and, most important, direction for creating remedies to problems."

"A well-written and thought-provoking book written by professionals in the health care industry, some who are family caregivers themselves."

"The Cultures of Caregiving: Conflict and Common Ground among Families, Health Professionals, and Policy Makers is a well-crafted book."

"This book makes a wonderful contribution to the literature on caregiving and the importance and problems of family caregiving. It could be the best single source—for the widest readership—on the contemporary crisis in family caregiving, from its demographics to its personal tragedies and its professional, institutional, and legislative dimensions."

The Cultures of Caregiving
Conflict and Common Ground among Families, Health Professionals, and Policy Makers
Publication Date: 8 Oct 2007
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 216 pages
ISBN: 9780801887710
Series: Bioethics