Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
A developmental deformity in which the metaphysis of the FEMUR moves proximally and anteriorly away from FEMUR HEAD (epiphysis) at the upper GROWTH PLATE. It is most common in male adolescents and is associated with a greater risk of early OSTEOARTHRITIS of the hip.
Calculation of the energy expenditure in the form of heat production of the whole body or individual organs based on respiratory gas exchange.
Heat production, or its measurement, of an organism at the lowest level of cell chemistry in an inactive, awake, fasting state. It may be determined directly by means of a calorimeter or indirectly by calculating the heat production from an analysis of the end products of oxidation within the organism or from the amount of oxygen utilized.
Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.
Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.
The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.
Summarizing techniques used to describe the pattern of mortality and survival in populations. These methods can be applied to the study not only of death, but also of any defined endpoint such as the onset of disease or the occurrence of disease complications.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Use of sophisticated analysis tools to sort through, organize, examine, and combine large sets of information.
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.
An increase in the volume of money and credit relative to available goods resulting in a substantial and continuing rise in the general price level.
A territory of Australia consisting of Canberra, the national capital and surrounding land. It lies geographically within NEW SOUTH WALES and was established by law in 1988.
A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.
The planning of the furnishings and decorations of an architectural interior.
The country is bordered by RUSSIA on the north and CHINA on the west, south, and east. The capita is Ulaanbaatar.
Fabric or other material used to cover the body.