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Title American Indian health : innovations in health care, promotion, and policy / edited by Everett R. Rhoades.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2000]

Subject United States. Indian Health Service.
Indians of North America -- Medical care.
Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene.
Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration.
Chronic Disease -- epidemiology.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Indians, North American.
United States.
Alt Name Rhoades, Everett R.
Description xxiv, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The demographics of Indian health. The aboriginal peoples of America -- Health conditions before Columbus : the paleopathology of native North Americans -- Selected demographic characteristics of Indians. The political and administrative bases of Indian health. The relation of Indian nations to the U.S. government -- The history and organization of Indian health services and systems -- Data sources abd subsets of the Indian population. Major diseases and health conditions affecting Indians. Health status and clinical indicators -- Genetic polymorphism and American Indian origins, affinities, and health -- Maternal, child, and youth health -- The rise of cardiovascular diseases -- Cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives -- Nutritional health and diet-related conditions -- Diabetes mellitus and its complications -- Unintentional injuries and trauma -- Suicide among American Indians and Alaska Natives -- Alcoholism and substance abuse -- Tobacco use -- Mental health and mental disorders -- Diseases of the immune and collagen vascular systems -- Infectious diseases -- Oral health -- Environmental health and construction programs. Special cultural and ethical considerations. Traditional Indian and modern Western medicine -- Cultural considerations in providing care to American Indians -- Research ethics and the American Indian -- The future of Indian health.
ISBN 0801863287 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 42866117
Table of Contents
 List of Contributors 
Pt. IThe Demographics of Indian Health 
 1The Aboriginal Peoples of America / Raymond J. DeMallie, Everett R. Rhoades3
 2Health Conditions before Columbus: The Paleopathology of Native North Americans / Debra L. Martin, Alan H. Goodman19
 3Selected Demographic Characteristics of Indians / C. Matthew Snipp41
Pt. IIThe Political and Administrative Bases of Indian Health 
 4The Relation of Indian Nations to the U.S. Government / Kirke Kickingbird, Everett R. Rhoades61
 5The History and Organization of Indian Health Services and Systems / Emery A. Johnson, Everett R. Rhoades74
 6Data Sources and Subsets of the Indian Population / Dorothy A. Rhoades, Anthony J. D'Angelo, Everett R. Rhoades93
Pt. IIIMajor Diseases and Health Conditions Affecting Indians 
 7Health Status and Clinical Indicators [et al.] / George R. Brenneman, Aaron O. Handler, Stephen F. Kaufman103
 8Genetic Polymorphism and American Indian Origins, Affinities, and Health / Jeffrey C. Long, Joseph G. Lorenz122
 9Maternal, Child, and Youth Health / George R. Brenneman138
 10The Rise of Cardiovascular Diseases / Dorothy A. Rhoades, Everett R. Rhoades, Thomas Welty151
 11Cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives [et al.] / James W. Hampton, James F. Maher, Charles R. Key179
 12Nutritional Health and Diet-Related Conditions [et al.] / Mary Story, Karen F. Strauss, Tim J. Gilbert201
 13Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications / Dorothy M. Gohdes, Kelly Acton221
 14Unintentional Injuries and Trauma / Richard J. Smith III, Leon S. Robertson244
 15Suicide among American Indians and Alaska Natives / Lawrence S. Wissow260
 16Alcoholism and Substance Abuse [et al.] / Matthew O. Howard, R. Dale Walker, Patricia S. Walker281
 17Tobacco Use [et al.] / Dorothy A. Rhoades, Everett R. Rhoades, Candace M. Jones299
 18Mental Health and Mental Disorders / Scott H. Nelson, Spero M. Manson311
 19Diseases of the Immune and Collagen Vascular Systems / R. Hal Scofield328
 20Infectious Diseases [et al.] / Edwin Asturias, George R. Brenneman, Kenneth M. Petersen347
 21Oral Health / Robert J. Collins, Candace M. Jones, Robert F. Martin370
 22Environmental Health and Construction Programs / Gary J. Hartz, John G. Todd, Everett R. Rhoades388
Pt. IVSpecial Cultural and Ethical Considerations 
 23Traditional Indian and Modern Western Medicine / Everett R. Rhoades, Dorothy A. Rhoades401
 24Cultural Considerations in Providing Care to American Indians / Raymond Reid, Everett R. Rhoades418
 25Research Ethics and the American Indian / Everett R. Rhoades, Dorothy A. Rhoades, William Freeman426
 26The Future of Indian Health / Emery A. Johnson, Everett R. Rhoades434

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