ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MILD HYPERTENSION

@article{Weinstein1978ECONOMICCI,
  title={ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MILD HYPERTENSION},
  author={Milton C. Weinstein and William B. Stason},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1978},
  volume={304}
}
  • M. Weinstein, W. Stason
  • Published 1 March 1978
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
As health care costs relentlessly spiral upward. it becomes increasingly apparent that the limited resources for health care must be allocated prudently. It is no longer sufficient to judge the merits of a health program, such as the treatment of mild hypertension, solely on the basis of the health benefits it can provide; these benefits must be considered in relation to the resource costs. On the other hand, we must never let cost alone deter us from embarking upon a health program that can… 
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