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Author Graves, Nicholas.

Title Economics and preventing healthcare acquired infection / Nicholas Graves, Kate Halton, William Jarvis
Published New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 165 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Economics -- Health economics -- Economic Appraisal: A General Framework -- Economic Appraisal: The Nuts and Bolts -- Changes Arising from the Adoption of Infection Control Programs -- Measuring the Cost of Healthcare Acquired Infections -- Measuring the Cost of Implementing Infection Control Programs -- Preventing HAI and the Health Benefi ts that Result -- Dissecting a Published Economic Appraisal -- Economic Facts and the Infection Control Environment -- Appendix
Summary Presents an analytic framework for dealing with healthcare aquired infection. This book explains the role of health economists in general and in terms of infection prevention and control. It introduces the concept of economic appraisal, showing how to frame the problem, evaluate and use data, and account for uncertainty
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical economics.
Nosocomial infections -- Prevention -- Cost effectiveness.
Cross Infection -- economics.
Cross Infection -- prevention & control.
Hospital Administration.
Infection Control -- economics.
Form Electronic book
Author Halton, Kate.
Jarvis, William R. (William Robert), 1948-
LC no. 2009926696
ISBN 0387726497 (hbk.)
9780387726496 (hbk.)