Health equipment

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The health equipment indicators presented here cover the availability of hospital beds, and the number of diagnostic or therapeutic medical technologies (computed tomography (CT) scanners, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) units, mammography machines, and radiotherapy equipment).

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Keywords:  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) units, Computed tomography (CT) scanners, Mammography machines, Radiotherapy equipment, Hospital beds

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This indicator provides a measure of the resources available for delivering services to inpatients in hospitals in terms of number of beds that are maintained, staffed and immediately available for use. Total hospital beds include curative care beds, rehabilitative care beds, long-term care beds and other beds in hospitals. The indicator is presented as a total and for curative (acute) care and psychiatric care. It is measured in number of beds per 1 000 inhabitants.

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Keywords:  psychiatric care, curative care, Hospital beds, acute care
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