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978-0-387-33921-4

Optimizing Health : Improving the Value of Healthcare Delivery

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-0-387-33921-4

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The resulting systems perspective of this timely book merges thinking from clinical medicine and economics to form the hybrid term "CLINECS". The book challenges readers to rethink the standard criteria for assessing benefit to patients, and shows how evidence-based medicine can be incorporated into actual public health settings, clarifying key medical goals regarding patient autonomy.


Subject: Medicine, Anästhesie-Informations-Management-System, Public Health, School of Public Health, cancer, diagnosis, economics, efficiency, ethics, evaluation, health care, medicine, psychology, quality of life, sociology, surgery