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Predicting the effectiveness of prevention: a role for epidemiological modeling

Walls, Helen; Peeters, Anna; Reid, Christopher M; Liew, Danny; McNeil, John J

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It is well known that the current combination of aging populations and advances in health technology is resulting in burgeoning health costs in developed countries. Prevention is a potentially important way of containing health costs. In an environment of intense cost pressures, coupled with developments in disease prevention and health promotion, it is increasingly important for decision-makers to have a systematic, coordinated approach to the targeting and prioritization of preventive...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49977
Source: The Journal of Primary Prevention
DOI: 10.1007/s10935-008-0143-y

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