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Physicians' views on resource availability and equity in four European health care systems

Published inBMC health services research, vol. 7, p. 137-146
Publication date2007
Abstract

In response to limited resources, health care systems have adopted diverse cost-containment strategies and give priority to differing types of interventions. The perception of physicians, who witness the effects of these strategies, may provide useful insights regarding the impact of system-wide priority setting on access to care.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Cost Control/statistics & numerical data
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Health Care Rationing/statistics & numerical data
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Norway
  • Professional Practice/statistics & numerical data
  • Social Perception
  • Switzerland
Citation (ISO format)
HURST, Samia et al. Physicians” views on resource availability and equity in four European health care systems. In: BMC health services research, 2007, vol. 7, p. 137–146. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-7-137
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ISSN of the journal1472-6963
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