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Dr. Joyce Fiedler
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Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


Dr. Joyce Fiedler
326 doctors shared insights

Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


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Intensive case management-- what is it?

ICU: It is medical care of patients with acute life or organ threatening conditions. ...Read more

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What is case management vs disease management?

Money: Case management is insurers trying to save money;disease management is trying to improve outcomes days, weeks, and years down the road by applying "best , evidence-based practices" to our current treatments.It is not an easy balancing act.We have been surprised more than once in the quest for the "right" treatment for a disease process. ...Read more

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Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

No: Social worker especially with masters or licensed still are needed. They have skill sets which other providers do not get training for. Case management is for medical causes and not necessarily for social issues. Social workers are definitely needed in many areas of medicine ...Read more

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What city has best hiv/aids case management ? Sf?

What city has best hiv/aids case management ? Sf?

Any moderate size: Hiv management has been fairly well standardized across the western world. There will always be subtle differences in the approach from physician to physician, without being able to predict from location to location who is "best". I have seen supposed outstanding experts deliver abysmally poor care, and great care from so-called "unknowns". No one city has a monopoly. ...Read more

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Organopharous poisoning management?

Organopharous poisoning management?

Organophosphate: This causes a build up of acetylcholine due to enzyme inhibition. Symptoms may be mild eg. Gi to severe such as come, respiratory arrest etc... So treatment needs to be done in a hospital. An evlauation needs to be done first. - effects are independent of exposure amount. Atropine and pralidoxime are used for treatment along with supportive care. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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What's contingency management in psychology?

What's contingency management in psychology?

Reinforcement: In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished). If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior. ...Read more

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What is ''active management of labor'' then?

Active management: The active management of labor was pioneered by k o'driscoll in 1969, as a means of reducing the number of prolonged labors. ...Read more

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