An Introduction To Health

B. Abel-Smith

Editura: Prentice Hall
This book concerns itself with the key question: how to improve health in a cost effective and politically acceptable way. What makes people healthy? Why are the poor less healthy than the rich? Why do some countries have a better health record than others? An Introduction to Health is divided into four parts comprising the determinants of health, health service planning, health service financing, and controlling costs and securing user-friendly services.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : PREFACE. PART ONE: The Determinants of Health 1. Introduction
    2. Inequity in Health
    3. Lifestyle and Health Promotion
    4. Planning Health Policy. PART TWO: Planning Health Services
    5. The History of the Organisation and Financing of Services
    6. Methods of Health Service Planning
    7. Planning the Health Work-force
    8. Planning Primary Health Care
    9. Planning Pharmaceuticals
    10. Planning Hospitals. PART THREE: Health Services Financing
    11. Public Health Expenditure and the Economic Crisis
    12. Private Health Expenditure
    13. Compulsory Health Insurance.
    PART FOUR Controlling Costs and Securing User-friendly Services
    14. Methods of Paying Providers
    15. The Efficient Use of Health Resources
    16. Facing up to the Future.INDEX
  • Data Publicarii : 1995
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 248
  • ISBN : 9780582238657
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