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Author Duckett, S. J.

Title The Australian health care system / Stephen Duckett and Sharon Willcox
Edition Fourth edition
Published South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2011


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Description xviii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Frameworks for analysis -- 2. The Australian population and its health -- 3. Financing health care -- 4. The health workforce -- 5. Governance, accountability and reform -- 6. Public health -- 7. Primary health care services -- 8. Hospitals -- 9. Specialised health services -- 10. Pharmaceuticals -- 11. Aged care and disability services -- 12. Policy challenges for the Australian health care system
Summary The Australian Health Care System 4th edition provides students with a comprehensive and forward looking overview of the structure and operation of health systems and services in Australia. Stephen Duckett, La Trobe University; Sharon Wilcox, Monash University
Analysis Allied medicine & health sciences
Australia overseas comparisons
Case studies
Federal state relations
Government agencies
Government expenditure
Health care
Health care issues & services
Health policy
Health services
Interstate comparisons
Medical profession
Notes Previous ed.: S. J. Duckett. 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Technical/Vocational/TAFE, Tertiary/Undergraduate
Subject Health facilities -- Administration.
Health facilities -- Australia -- Administration.
Health facilities -- Australia.
Health services administration -- Australia.
Hospitals -- Australia -- Administration.
Medical care -- Australia.
Medical policy -- Australia.
Public health -- Australia.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Policy.
Health Services.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Policy.
Health facilities -- organisation and administration
Health Services Administration.
Medical care
Author Willcox, Sharon.
LC no. 2012392251
ISBN 0195574648 (paperback)
9780195574647 (paperback)
Other Titles Australian healthcare system