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Search Engine (on-line version only)
A search engine is available in the on-line version of the HCMAG that greatly facilitates the readerís ability to locate information related to specific key words and phrases.

Overview index of problem contents
The first section of each chapter contains a graphic that identifies, in tabular format, the types of HCM analyses that are addressed within the chapter. Each column within the table highlights a defining characteristic that can be used to describe the types of HCM analyses performed:

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Analytical tools;

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the relevant chapter from Part II of the HCM;

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the general facility type;

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the relevant chapter from Part III of the HCM;

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the relevant chapter from Part IV of the HCM;

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the level of analysis; and

bullet the problem type.

Within each column is a listing of the possible values that can be associated with the characteristics. The kinds of problems that are addressed in the chapter, within each of the seven categories listed above, are highlighted in blue so that the reader can easily identify them. This provides a concise visual summary of the kinds of problems and types of analyses that are addressed within the case study.

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