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
- Paperback:531 pages
- eText ISBN: 9780729597265
- Dimensions:19.05 x 2.29 x 23.37 cm
- Publisher:Elsevier; 4th edition (22 October 2019)