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As famous within the Foreword, this file is one of the volumes because of this research of health care expertise. the aim of the research, as formulated through the STG, used to be to research wellbeing and fitness care expertise. a part of the duty was once to increase an 'early caution process' for well-being care expertise. the first objective of the venture used to be to enhance an inventory or description of a few attainable and possible healthiness care applied sciences, in addition to info on their value. in the limits of money and time, this has been performed. despite the fact that, given the large variety of attainable overall healthiness care applied sciences, whole info at the significance of every quarter couldn't be built in any intensity for all know-how. consequently, 4 particular applied sciences have been selected and have been prospectively assessed. those destiny applied sciences have been tested in additional intensity, taking a look relatively at their health and wellbeing and coverage implications. to that end, the venture was once prolonged to September 1986, and extra applied sciences could be assessed.

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Technology: The application of organized knowledge to practical ends. Technology assessment: In general, a comprehensive form of policy research that examines the technical, economic, and social consequences of technological applications. It is especially concerned with unintended, indirect, or delayed social impacts. In health policy, however, the term more often is used to mean any form of policy analysis concerned with medical technology, especially the evaluation of efficacy and safety. The comprehensive form of technology assessment is then termed 'comprehensive technology assessment'.

Usually the term refers to diagnostic procedures. , congenital heart disease, myocardiopathy). Occlusion: In the context of the vascular system, the blocking off or obstruction of blood flow through a vessel. Ophthalmology: The specialty of medicine dealing with the eye. Organelle: One of the major fractions of the interior of a cell, including the nucleus, pieces of the cell membrance, and the mitochondria. Outpatient care: Care that is provided in a hospital and that does not include an overnight stay.

1- ---, PTCA candidates flow from PTCA cando to Cor. Sur. ld. performance rate 9%/ )'f 80-85% 5%/yr Coronary Surgery Candidates Cor. ronary Angi oplas ty attrition = 8%+1% of the corresponding level Figure 4 Structure of the Model for Chronic Care Source: 61 27 Modifications of the Model for Chronic Care Hade by the Project on Future Health Care Technology. The assumptions used in the model, and shown in Figure 4, reflect experience as reported in the scientific literature, supplemented by clinical experience in the Netherlands until 1984.

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