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Title

  • Main Title The clinical economics of nutrition support services and antibiotic medications for the critically and terminally ill elderly

Creator

  • Author: Kitz, Deborah S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Biological Applications Program, Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress
  • Author: Glick, Henry
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Biological Applications Program, Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress
  • Author: Eisenberg, John M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Biological Applications Program, Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress

Contributor

  • Originator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 1986-06-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report reviews the techniques that are available for assessing the economic impact of medical care intervention, provided a critical review of the studies that have examined the financial consequences of the use of nutrition support services and antibiotic medication. It also describes how their economic impact may vary from different points of view, and proposes the need for further studies and suggests policy implementation of the available data.
  • Physical Description: 74 pages. Digitized from microfiche.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Older people -- Medical care -- United States -- Costs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Critical care medicine -- United States -- Costs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Terminal care -- United States -- Costs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Hospitals -- Food service -- United States -- Costs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Diet therapy -- United States -- Costs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Antibiotics -- Costs.

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Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Office of Technology Assessment
    Code: OTA

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1001676422
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.T 22/2:2 L 62/V.2/PT.2/CLINIC
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc97375