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Scientific basis of health services / edited by Michael Peckham, Richard Smith.

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London : BMJ Publishing Group, 1996.

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xi, 186 pages : illustrations


Foresight of advances in science and technology -- Towards a paradigm for technology assessment -- Economic evaluation and clinical practice -- Impact of management on outcomes -- Advances in genetics: implications for health services and social and ethical issues -- Critical look at clinical guidelines -- Harvard clinical effectiveness training programme -- Assessing packback on the investment in research -- Role of the consumer in health research -- Research in medical ethics and ethics of research in the European Union -- Evidence based management in health care.
Research base for professional staffing of health services -- Shifting the balance between secondary and primary care -- Advances in communication and information technology: implications for health services.


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