Helen Hoenig, MD, MPH
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Hoenig H. When Walking Fails: Mobility Problems of Adults with Chronic Conditions. Ann Intern Med. 2003;139:236. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-3-200308050-00029
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(3):236.
Iezzoni L. 355 pages. Berkeley: Univ of California Pr. $19.95. ISBN 0520238192. Order at http://www.ucpress.edu.
Field of medicine: Internal medicine, rheumatology, geriatrics, neurology, family practice, physical medicine, and rehabilitation.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Primary care practitioners, physician specialists treating patients with mobility disorders, residents, medical students, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, and consumers.
Purpose: This book focuses on the issues that arise as progressive chronic health conditions compromise patients' everyday lives, with two goals: 1) advocating for community-dwelling Americans who have difficulty walking and 2) informing policymakers about health insurance and other public policies that are barriers to improving mobility.
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