PERSONAL BAGGAGE
A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder

Further resources and reading for PERSONAL BAGGAGE

These are suggested resources and reading for PERSONAL BAGGAGE carefully selected by the author, Margaret McMillion

Medicare Official Website
Medicare.gov provides information about the parts of Medicare, what's new, and how to find Medicare plans, facilities, or providers.
http://www.medicare.gov

Medicare Wikipedia Page
Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government in 1965, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans ages 65 and older and younger people with disabilities as well as people with end stage renal disease
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicare_%28United_States%29

Marital Conflict: Correlates, Structure, and Context
A research paper into Marital Conflict from Frank D. Fincham of the Psychology Department, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/journals/cd/12_1/Fincham.cfm

Workplace conflict – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Workplace conflict plays a large part in Personal Baggage, this is the official Wikipedia page which is useful reading if you are affected by this issue.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Workplace_conflict

Paranormal Activity – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paranormal activity is part of the story in Personal Baggage. This Wikipedia page provides more information on what we know, and don't know ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paranormal_Activity

Legal Zoom
A well respected legal firm that can help you organise a will and a Power of Attorney which, as you will see if you read Personal Baggage, are two of the most important tasks you should complete.
http://www.legalzoom.com/

Grief - Wikipedia, the free enclopedia
A description of the grieving process and advice on how to obtain support, information that would have been helpful to nurse Penny in Personal Baggage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grief

Prejudice - University of Colorado's Research Consortium
A discussion of prejudice and discrimination, opinions formed beforehand without examination of the facts.
http://www.colorado.edu/conflict/peace/problem/prejdisc.htm

Prejudice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nurses and doctors experience one another’s prejudices in Personal Baggage. Wikipedia presents an article describing the many forms of prejudice and counter measures that can be used against it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prejudice

Grief/Bereavement - US National Library of Medicine
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine gives information on how to deal with grief, an emotion experienced by nurse Penny in Personal Baggage.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bereavement.html

Wheelchairs/Wikipedia
In PERSONAL BAGGAGE wheelchairs are used to transport patients from place to place within the hospitals in which Penny Pewitt works. When patients are discharged, however, some of them will need wheelchairs at home. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, describes the types of wheelchairs that are available.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/wheelchair

Wheelchairs/Medicare
Medicare provides information about types of mobility assistance equipment and tells how to qualify for Medicare benefits.
http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/11046.pdf

Law Enforcement/Wikipedia
Security guards Leroy and Tony carry night sticks in PERSONAL BAGGAGE, but the villain wields a knife. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, describes types of night sticks, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of hand-held impact weapons, and compares them with other weapons.
http://en.wikipedia.org/baton_(law_enforcement)

Hospital Security/Preventing Gun Violence
Each state sets its own regulations for gun permits, but many states allow businesses to post signs stating “No Guns Allowed.” US National Library of Medicine at the National Institute of Health provides an article describing the best security practices for preventing hospital gun violence.
http://www.ncbi.nim.gov/pubmed/19711798

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