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Cost effectiveness of anaesthesia/analgesia

  • Q. Piacevoli
  • F. S. Mennini
  • F. Palazzo
  • E. Ferrari Baliviera
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)

Abstract

The economical assessment of biomedical technologies is a well-established praxis in every industrialized country due to the need to keep health expenditure within a given percentage of the gross national product (GNP).

Keywords

Economical Assessment Gross National Product Anaesthesia Group General Anaesthesia Group Cervical Plexus Block 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Q. Piacevoli
  • F. S. Mennini
  • F. Palazzo
  • E. Ferrari Baliviera

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