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Young People Shaping Health Service By Alan Rogers
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Young People Shaping Health Services Manual is a guide to involving young people in shaping the services intended for them. The content draws on the experiences of two local projects within UK... More > Youth’s national Movers & Shapers initiative. This Manual includes descriptions of the practice, principles and key learning points from two of the local initiatives, focusing on health services. The projects worked with young parents and young people with mental health issues. Young people shaping health services also includes a collection of practical activities used in building the participation skills of young people. The combination of principles and practice creates a valuable resource for any group or agency looking to promote the inclusion of young people in decision-making, especially – but not exclusively – around health services.< Less
The National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network Awards for Excellence: 2004 Submitted and Award-Winning Papers (TAP 28) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration funded the Seventh Annual Call for Papers/Awards for Excellence 2004 competition... More > hosted by the National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network (NRADAN). The Awards for Excellence program was initiated by the late Larry Monson, cofounder of NRADAN, who sought to recognize effective and innovative models of treatment and prevention services for rural populations. The Awards for Excellence publication seeks to promote and showcase research addressing the unique and special challenges of providing treatment services to individuals in rural and frontier areas who abuse substances and their families.< Less
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting - FY 2015 By Department of Health and Human Services
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), two departments within the U.S. Federal Government’s Department of Health and Human... More > Services (DHHS) provide the following guidelines for coding and reporting using the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). These guidelines should be used as a companion document to the official version of the ICD-10- CM as published on the NCHS website. The ICD-10-CM is a morbidity classification published by the United States for classifying diagnoses and reason for visits in all health care settings. The ICD-10-CM is based on the ICD-10, the statistical classification of disease published by the World Health Organization (WHO).< Less
National Specialist Family Service SROI Forecast 2013 By Hugo Minney
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National Specialist Family Service (NSFS) helps parents who are substance abusers to overcome their addiction and get their children back. It teaches them family skills such as budgeting, routine,... More > and creating play time. NSFS has had enormous success both with successful graduations, and families who stay together. This report examines the service and finds that children benefit from spending time with their parents, even those that only spend a few months with them. It confirms that a placement in the service is safe for the children. It also demonstrates the value for money that NSFS represents - with a Social Return on Investment ratio of between 4 and 6 times the investment made.< Less
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting - FY 2016 By Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), two departments within the U.S. Federal Government’s Department of Health and Human... More > Services (DHHS) provide the following guidelines for coding and reporting using the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). These guidelines should be used as a companion document to the official version of the ICD-10- CM as published on the NCHS website. The ICD-10-CM is a morbidity classification published by the United States for classifying diagnoses and reason for visits in all health care settings. The ICD-10-CM is based on the ICD-10, the statistical classification of disease published by the World Health Organization (WHO). These guidelines have been approved by the four organizations that make up the Cooperating Parties for the ICD-10-CM: the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), CMS, and NCHS.< Less
What You Need to Know About Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute
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This National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet is for people diagnosed with the most common types of skin cancer:* • Melanoma • Basal cell skin cancer • Squamous cell skin cancer Skin... More > cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Each year, more than 68,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma, and another 48,000 are diagnosed with an early form of the disease that involves only the top layer of skin. Also, more than 2 million people are treated for basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer each year. Basal cell skin cancer is several times more common than squamous cell skin cancer. Learning about medical care for skin cancer can help you take an active part in making choices about your care. This booklet tells about: • Diagnosis and staging • Treatment • Follow-up care • How to prevent another skin cancer from forming • How to do a skin self-exam< Less
Mental Health - United States (2010) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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For more than 25 years, the Mental Health, United States series has presented nationwide measures of mental health. Published biannually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services... More > Administration (SAMHSA), the volume serves as the Nation’s most comprehensive resource for mental health statistics. The data provide timely insights into the population’s mental health status, the provision of mental health treatment, and funding for that treatment in the United States.< Less
Bringing Excellence To Substance Abuse Services in Rural And Frontier America (TAP 20) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The papers that are published here offer a compelling look at a number of ways in which rural and frontier America is addressing alcohol and other drug abuse and the problems that accompany the... More > abuse. Recognizing the efforts of AOD experts, caregivers, and communities in rural and frontier areas is one important goal of the Award for Excellence. Representatives of CSAT and NRIADA presented awards to the authors of the first, second, and third place papers at the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse held in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in June 1996. David M. Paschane accepted the first place award for "Drug Use, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and SexRelated Risk Behaviors in Alaska," which he wrote with Henry H. Cagle, Andrea M. Fenaughty, and Dennis G. Fisher. The second place award was presented to Boyd D. Sharp, Rodney (Roadrunner) Clarke, and Richard Pohl for their paper, "In Rural and Frontier America, It Takes a Whole Community to Rehabilitate a Substance Abusing Criminal.< Less
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2012: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Enlarged Edition) By U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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This year’s Guide includes some changes that will make it more user-friendly for practicing clinicians. The Guide comprises 64 preventive services, which now are presented in an easy-to-use,... More > one-page summary table format. In addition, the Guide provides information on resources that clinicians can use to educate their patients on appropriate preventive services, as well as brief descriptions of and links to tools that they can use to improve their practices, including the electronic Preventive Services Selector, MyHealthfinder, and the Guide to Community Preventive Services (for more details, see Appendixes D and E). As more information becomes available to clinicians and patients alike, AHRQ’s goal is to help improve patients’ health and well being, and contribute to better health outcomes for the Nation overall.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes (Focus on Mood and Behaviour Symptoms) By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. The number of seniors receiving care in Long Term Care (LTC) homes has increased dramatically. Studies suggest that mental disorders among nursing home residents is a serious concern, yet there are limited availability of services. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH LTC guideline provides recommendations on: general care, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring; management of depressive symptoms and disorders and behavioural symptoms (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); organizational and systems issues.< Less