Health Surveys and Related Studies

1st Edition

Editors: W. F. Maunder
Authors: M. Alderson R. Dowie
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080224596
eBook ISBN: 9781483285504
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 15th October 1979
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Table of 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


Description

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.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1979
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483285504
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080224596

Reviews

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.


About the Editors

W. F. Maunder Editor

About the Authors

M. Alderson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Cancer Research, London University, UK

R. Dowie Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Kent, UK