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Health Surveys and Related Studies

This review describes the statistics of health care derived from non-routine sources. The chapter on need describes local and national population studies and general morbidity surveys as well as covering a range of specific problem studies. Statistics reflecting unmet demand are described as they relate to the various stages of medical care from primary medical to patient care. Resources are described in statistics of facilities as well as the various classes of manpower employed, and the uses of services chapter covers all community and hospital services. Studies which evaluate medical care are divided into those which reflect accessibility and acceptability as well as outcome of care and satisfaction of patients, families and staff. An introduction contains a discussion on the application of statistics and the concluding chapter looks towards a future unified health information system.

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Published: October 1979

Imprint: Pergamon

ISBN: 978-0-08-022459-6

Contents

  • (partial) Reference date of sources reviewed

    Introduction

    Need

    Unmet demand

    Resources

    Use of services

    Evaluation of medical care

    Information systems - the future

    Quick reference list

    Bibliography

    Subject index

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