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cost-effectiveness model for the comparison of alternative library systems

Fletcher, John

cost-effectiveness model for the comparison of alternative library systems

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Published by Institute of Economic Research, University College of North Wales in Bangor [Wales] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library administration.,
  • Libraries -- Cost effectiveness.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby John Fletcher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ678 .F54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 leaves :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20274070M

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Objective To determine effectiveness and cost-effectiveness over a one-year time horizon of pharmacological first line treatment in primary care for patients with moderate to severe depression. Design A multiple treatment comparison meta-analysis was employed to determine the relative efficacy in terms of remission of 10 antidepressants (citalopram, duloxetine.

Depressive and anxiety disorders bring severe health and financial burdens to the sufferers and the public 1,gh extensive evidence has shown that psychological treatment is effective in treating depressive and anxiety disorders 3,4,5, resource constraints limit its reach, especially in countries with developingpeople in low-income Cited by: Evaluation strategies for library/information systems Professor Tom Wilson University of Sheffield Introduction.

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Schools & Libraries – Cost Effectiveness For additional information, please use the USAC resources listed below: model, location, and quantity of equipment. • Hours of maintenance, cost per hour, cost per school / library • An explanation of the special circumstances that lead to the higher than usual pricing.

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The limited cost effectiveness analysis of current policy that has been undertaken has frequently been suppressed. In terms of scrutinizing. The majority of mental health problems are non-psychotic (e.g., depression, anxiety, and phobias). For some people, art therapy may be a more acceptable alternative form of psychological therapy than standard forms of treatment, such as talking therapies.

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