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Health Status Measurement

A Perspective on Change

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Methodology

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 45-56
  3. Quality as an Issue

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 57-70
  4. The Measurement Process

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 71-89
  5. Implications for Decision-Making

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 90-101
  6. Trends and Issues

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 102-121
  7. Concluding Remarks

    • Richard G. Brooks
    Pages 122-124
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 125-142

About this book

The measurement of health status, ie, the quality, sophistication and success of treatment and services offered by a country is an important issue in health services today. This issue is important, not just in the UK, but throughout the world. This book, part of the successful Economic Issues in Healthcare Series, presents a layman's guide to the measures and measurements of health status. It is ideal for all those studying on health economics and health management courses.


  • economics
  • health
  • health economics

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde, UK

    Richard G. Brooks

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Health Status Measurement

  • Book Subtitle: A Perspective on Change

  • Authors: Richard G. Brooks

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Red Globe Press London

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 142

  • Additional Information: Previously published under the imprint Palgrave

  • Topics: Public Health

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma