Table of Contents:
Preface; Health Care as a Paradox: The Challenges of Health Care Analysed in the Framework of Paradoxes (BjÝrn Hofmann, University of Oslo, Norway); Information Provision in Shared Decision Making. Does Delivery Influence Interpretation? (Rhiannedd Tudor Jones, Adrian Edwards, Glyn Elwyn, University of Wales College of Medicine, UK); Economic Evaluation of Health Care Interventions in Developing Countries: A Critical Review of the Published Literature (Damian Walker, Jo-Ann Mulligan and Julia A. Fox-Rushby, UK); U.K. Hospital Chief Executives, Basically ďa Bunch of AdministratorsĒ? The NHS Management Inquiry Reviewed (Mark Learmonth, University of York, UK); Should a Central Bank Be Concerned about the Size and Financing of Health Budgets? (Vladimir Bezdek, Czech National Bank, Czech Republic); Smallpox Vaccine Stockpile and Vaccination Policy (Judith A. Johnson); Finding a Foothold? Transport Policy, Health Inequality and Walking in the Lives of Mothers on Low Income (Lisa Bostock, Warwickshire, UK); False Labour? The Struggle to Institute Public Management on Ontarioís Midwifery Services (Carole Suschnigg, Laurentian University, Canada); Economic Incentives and Adherence to Antihypertensive Treatment among Japanese Patients (Akihito Hagihara and Koichi Nobutomo, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan); Index.