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The Challenges Facing Health and Social Care and the Relevance of Dynamic Models

  • Eric WolstenholmeEmail author
  • Douglas McKelvie
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Abstract

This Chapter outlines the challenges facing health and social care in many countries and the approach and scope of the methods used by the authors to address these issues. The background to and appropriateness of system dynamics models is discussed along with the current state of health and social care worldwide, with a focus on problems which habitually reoccur despite best efforts to contain them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Symmetric ScenariosEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Symmetric ScenariosEdinburghUK

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