Understanding the Australian Health Care System – E-Book

Eileen Willis, Louise Reynolds, Trudy Rudge

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.

Comprehensively addresses contemporary issues and concepts to assist with understanding and navigating the Australian health care system
Focuses on key issues of chronic illness and provision of safety and quality in the health service
Chapter review questions and case studies encourage reflection on clinical relevance
Pause for reflection boxes encourage critical thinking
Suite of video interviews provides insight into current health care issues and challenges

Additional resources on Evolve

eBook on VitalSource

Student and Instructor Resources on Evolve

Video interviews with practitioners and thought leaders
Discipline-specific case studies
Multiple choice questions

Instructor Resources on Evolve

PowerPoint presentations
Tutorial planner
Test banks

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


Note: Only Basic Medical member can download this ebook. Learn more here!

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