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Title Modelling in healthcare / Complex Systems Modelling Group (CSMG)
Published Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, [2010]
Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c2010


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Description xvii, 218 pages ; 27 cm
Contents The whys, whats, and whens of modelling in healthcare -- How to use this book -- The modelling process -- Issues of data -- The basics -- Predictions and responses -- Evaluating detrimental behaviour -- Adjusting risky behaviour -- Issues in mathematical modelling -- Explaining irrational behaviour -- Modelling optimal behaviour -- Modelling social interaction -- The future starts now -- Viewing the system as a whole -- Dealing with lines and capacity -- Finding the "best" intervention
Summary A model is a simplified representation of a real-world situation used to help answer a specific question. This book provides a look into the world of modelling with the focus on modelling in healthcare.--[from preface]
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical care -- Research -- Mathematical models.
Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration.
Models, Theoretical.
Artificial Intelligence.
Sociometric Techniques.
Author Simon Fraser University. Complex Systems Modelling Group.
American Mathematical Society.
LC no. 2010009618
ISBN 9780821849699