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The Resource Describing death in America : what we need to know, June R. Lunney [and others], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board and Division of Earth and Life Studies, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies

Describing death in America : what we need to know, June R. Lunney [and others], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board and Division of Earth and Life Studies, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
Describing death in America : what we need to know
Title
Describing death in America
Title remainder
what we need to know
Statement of responsibility
June R. Lunney [and others], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board and Division of Earth and Life Studies, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued on the Internet.
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.D475 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WB 310
NLM item number
D449 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lunney, June Rigby
  • National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Cancer
  • Terminal Care
  • Data Collection
  • Mortality
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Quality of Life
  • Terminally Ill
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Describing death in America : what we need to know, June R. Lunney [and others], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board and Division of Earth and Life Studies, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 68-71)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Background on end-of life issues -- Numbers and causes of death in the United States -- Overview of the current report -- Key data elements pertaining to the end of life -- Definition of "the end of life" -- Categories of data relevant to the quality of life and care of people at the end of life -- Currently available datasets -- Datasets traditionaly used to describe dying -- Census bureau surveys -- National health surveys -- Surveys forcused on the elderly -- Disease registries and surveillance studies -- Reimbursement-specific administrative databases -- Other data collected by and about health care organizations -- Tools for accessing data -- Information most readily available from existing data sources -- Limitations of existing data sources in answering key questions -- Methodological issues in the collection and use of data about dying -- Methodological issues identified by end-of-life researchers -- Methodological issues related to the use of existing datasets -- Methodological issues related to survey methods -- Analytic issues in using data from identified decedents -- Issues related to privacy, confidentiality, and linking datasets -- Conclusions and recommendations -- References -- Appendixes -- A: administratiove information for relevant datasets -- B: Information on selected variables -- C: workshop agenda and participants
Control code
51461202
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 109 pages
Isbn
9780309087254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003000881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Describing death in America : what we need to know, June R. Lunney [and others], editors ; National Cancer Policy Board and Division of Earth and Life Studies, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 68-71)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Background on end-of life issues -- Numbers and causes of death in the United States -- Overview of the current report -- Key data elements pertaining to the end of life -- Definition of "the end of life" -- Categories of data relevant to the quality of life and care of people at the end of life -- Currently available datasets -- Datasets traditionaly used to describe dying -- Census bureau surveys -- National health surveys -- Surveys forcused on the elderly -- Disease registries and surveillance studies -- Reimbursement-specific administrative databases -- Other data collected by and about health care organizations -- Tools for accessing data -- Information most readily available from existing data sources -- Limitations of existing data sources in answering key questions -- Methodological issues in the collection and use of data about dying -- Methodological issues identified by end-of-life researchers -- Methodological issues related to the use of existing datasets -- Methodological issues related to survey methods -- Analytic issues in using data from identified decedents -- Issues related to privacy, confidentiality, and linking datasets -- Conclusions and recommendations -- References -- Appendixes -- A: administratiove information for relevant datasets -- B: Information on selected variables -- C: workshop agenda and participants
Control code
51461202
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 109 pages
Isbn
9780309087254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003000881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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