Cost-Effectiveness of Health-Care Delivery to Chronic Psychotic Patients in Southern Alberta, Canada
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Health Systems Research
book series (HEALTH)
Alberta, one of ten provinces in Canada, is a frontier region of 255 000 square miles (660411 km2) inhabited by 2.3 million people. The province has a total area larger than that of Great Britain, Denmark, and West Germany combined, nations on a similar latitude in Europe (Figs.1 and 2).
KeywordsMedication Clinic Community Residence Mental Health Treatment Service Chronic Mental Patient Inpatient Psychiatric Ward
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