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An ever-increasing body of data has demonstrated a close link between poverty and an increased risk for developing chronic non-communicable diseases and psychopathology. A study by Anand et al, published in Acta Paediatrica, studied the effects of socioeconomic adversity on the health on 1,503 pregnant girls and women aged 16-40 years without pregnancy complications or pre-existing conditions, including social, familial and economic factors. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Name: Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
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A condition of an inequality of refractive power of the two eyes.
A condition in which one of a pair of legs fails to grow as long as the other, which could result from injury or surgery.
A strategy for purchasing health care in a manner which will obtain maximum value for the price for the purchasers of the health care and the recipients. The concept was developed primarily by Alain Enthoven of Stanford University and promulgated by the Jackson Hole Group. The strategy depends on sponsors for groups of the population to be insured. The sponsor, in some cases a health alliance, acts as an intermediary between the group and competing provider groups (accountable health plans). The competition is price-based among annual premiums for a defined, standardized benefit package. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)
Works consisting of lists giving the prices of items for sale, including drugs, equipment, books, etc. Price lists are less detailed than catalogs and not as long.
The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).
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