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):

Report Date:

1984-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

69.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE