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Descriptor English: Opportunity Cost
Descriptor Spanish: Costo de Oportunidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Custo de Oportunidade
Descriptor French: Coût d'Opportunité
Tree number(s): SP1.016.020.020
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The cost to society of making health technology available to the population, as the resources used to do so become unavailable for other purposes. Opportunity cost is also known as the value of the best unplanned alternative, as a result of the use of limited resources in the production of given goods or health service. (Free translation from the original: http://bvsms.saude.gov.br/bvs/publicacoes/06_1236_M.pdf)
Annotation:
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57986
Unique ID: DDCS057986
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Opportunity Cost - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062254
Scope note The cost to society of making health technology available to the population, as the resources used to do so become unavailable for other purposes. Opportunity cost is also known as the value of the best unplanned alternative, as a result of the use of limited resources in the production of given goods or health service. (Free translation from the original: http://bvsms.saude.gov.br/bvs/publicacoes/06_1236_M.pdf)
Preferred term Opportunity Cost



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