Economics of Critical Care Medicine, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 28, 2012 - Medical - 960 pages
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Topics include: Why Economics Matters to Critical Care Clinicians, Overview of Health Economics: Basics Concept for Clinicians;Health Economic Methods; Costs of Critical Care Medicine; Economic Aspects of Sepsis and Severe Infections; Economic Aspects of Renal Failure and Acute Kidney Injury; Economic Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease; Economics of Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Failure and Comparative Effective Research and Health Care Reform.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Costs of Critical Care Medicine
1
CostMinimization Cost Effectiveness CostUtility and CostBenet Evaluations
11
Chapter 3 Economics of ICU Organization and Management
25
Chapter 4 Economics of Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Failure
39
Chapter 5 The Economics of Sepsis
57
Chapter 6 The Economics of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States
77
Chapter 7 Economic Aspects of Preventing Health Care Associated Infections in the Intensive Care Unit
89
Chapter 8 The Economics of Renal Failure and Kidney Disease in Critically Ill Patients
99
Chapter 9 Economic and Outcomes Aspects of Venous Thromboembolic Disease
113
Perspectives from Australia and New Zealand
125
Index
135
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John Rizzo works for MacWindows in San Francisco and is currently writing a column for MacWorld on Macintosh Windows Integration.

Author and consultant John Rizzo is a leading expert in Macintosh-Windows integration. He runs the Macwindows.com web site, the Internet's biggest and most popular site providing information for system integrators and users. His articles about Windows NT and Macintosh integration frequently appear in magazines, and he has written several books about Macs, Windows, and networking.

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