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Title: The risk approach in health care : with special reference to maternal and child health, including family planning / E. Maurice Backett, A. Michael Davies, Ang`ele Petros-Barvazian
Authors: Backett, Edward Maurice
Davies, A. Michael
Petros-Barvazian, Angèle
Issue Date: 1984
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization
Language: Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Abstract: An introduction to the use of data on relative and attributable risks as a policy and managerial tool for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of primary health care. Chapters show how the risk approach can be used to determine national and local health priorities and design appropriate measures, particularly in maternal and child health care, including family planning. Readers are given clear guidance on the measurement of risk, the identification of populations and individuals at risk, and applications of the risk approach in the design of targeted interventions at different levels of care and by various sectors
Description: por issued as: Publicaão cient'ifica / Organizaão Pan-Americana da Sa'ude ; no. 491
chi issued by: Beijing : The People' s Medical Publishing House
Slides and presentationnotes to be used in conjunction with this work are in DSA
113 p.
Subject: Health Services Needs and Demand
Risk
Delivery of Health Care
Child Health Services
Maternal Health Services
Family Planning Services
Health Priorities
metadata.dc.subject.other: Organization of Health Care and Social Development
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39177
Other Identifiers: 9241300760
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