Pedigo, W., Turner, L. T., Williams-Paisley, K., Pratt, J., Hence, S., & Emigh, M. (2011). Children's health crisis: Prevention. Nashville, TN: NPT.
The documentary talks about the cost of health care in United States that surpassed 2.3$ trillion in 2008 is expensive than any other state. It tries to explore how to improve the health standards of children through health care that goes beyond the common medical care. It addresses the problem of high cost of health care and the author tries to explain how accessible and affordable healthcare can be achieved. The issues of cost of health care administrators because it helps them to formulate policies, plan, allocate resources like funds and manage day to day activities in healthcare facilities.
The purpose of the study was to provide strategies of preventing health crises in children through affordable healthcare and good lifestyle. The main research question states; what are the strategies of preventing health crisis in children? Hypothesis for the study is that health crisis of in children can be prevented through provision of quality, accessible and affordable health care and embracing good lifestyle. The variables were cost and quality of health care. Cost is an independent variable whereas quality of health care is an independent variable. Health study guides and books on the cost of health care in United States were used as a theoretical framework to guide the study. Cohort study design was used to conduct the study where 50 children were picked from different primary schools to serve as the cohort (subjects of the study). The study took approximately one year.
Hamburg, D. A. (1992). Today's children: Creating a future for a generation in crisis. New York: Times Books.
The book revolves around the challenges that today’s children and families face as a result of the society and this is the major problem that the book tries to give solutions for. He argues that the changes in technology has led decline in the number of extended families, increase in the reports of divorce and single parenthood leading to neglect of children because parenting has become complex and difficult. It is important for health care administrators because it helps them to build a collaborative relation with the government and other stakeholders.
The main research question asks; what are the challenges and solutions facing today’s children and families? The hypothesis is that family is a crucible for a healthy child development. The independent variable was healthy child development and the dependent variable was stable family. The reports were used as a framework to guide the study for it gave the study team a clear information on the current status of families and the children’s health status. Cross sectional study design was used to conduct the study. 50 subjects were used and they were employees working for Carnegie Corporation of New York therefore, the organization used was Carnegie Corporation. The study took approximately one week until all the reports were compiled.
Poverty, diseases, divorce and violence as well as substance abuse. This article also reflects the fact that many children were raised in from children homes because of the challenges they faced at home. This therefore calls for the general children care at children homes where they are raised up without violence and other things .The children are subject to mental torture which results from issues like domestic violence and substance abuse by their parents. The children were therefore taken to rehabilitation centers
Roots of Iraqi’s maternal and child health crisis, Paul C Webster (2013)