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Access to health care

Author: Martin Gulliford; Myfanwy Morgan
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
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To what extent can we have truly universal, comprehensive and timely health services, equally available to all? Access to Health Care considers the meaning of 'access' in health care and examines the theoretical issues that underpin these questions. Contributors draw on a range of disciplinary perspectives to investigate key aspects of access, including:· geographical accessibility of services· socio-economic equity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Access to health care.
New York : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2002037192
(OCoLC)51983761
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gulliford; Myfanwy Morgan
ISBN: 9781135282547 1135282544
OCLC Number: 846494895
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 223 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Access to Health Care; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: meaning of 'access' in health care; 2. Geographical access to health care; 3. Equity and access to health care; 4. Patients' help-seeking and access to health care; 5. Organisational barriers to access; 6. Financial incentives and barriers to access; 7. Access to health care in the United States; 8. Access to health care in the European Union: the impact of user charges and voluntary health insurance; 9. Access to dental services; 10. Evaluation and Access.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Gulliford and Myfanway Morgan.
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Access to Health Care provides both health care researchers as well as health professionals, managers and policy analysts, with a clear and wide-ranging overview of topical and controversial  Read more...

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