Accession Number : ADA209516


Title :   Centralized Outpatient Education Center for Patients with Diabetes at Walter Reed Army Medical Center


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis, Jul 1983-Jul 1984


Corporate Author : ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION


Personal Author(s) : Mouritsen, Paul B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a209516.pdf


Report Date : 16 May 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 69


Abstract : This study was conducted to determine if the centralized patient education concept for chronic diabetic patients is viably applicable to Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The study was conducted using questionnaires and interviews with practitioners and patients. The surveys showed considerable support for the concept from both the practitioners and patients. The author recommended establishment of the service with a full time education coordinator. Keywords: Medical services; Education; Hospitals; Health care; Outpatient education center.


Descriptors :   *DIABETES , *EDUCATION , *MEDICAL SERVICES , HOSPITALS , QUESTIONNAIRES , PATIENTS , ARMY FACILITIES , HEALTH , CENTRALIZED


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE