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Synonyms for overutilisation

exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

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In 1977 devil's claw was declared a "protected plant" due to concerns over possible overutilisation. Devil's claw is found in Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and some northern parts of South Africa.
There is growing concern about resistance and overutilisation of antibiotics for sinusitis-like symptoms in primary care.
According to the so called "moral hazard"-theorem it is argued: While the insured cannot influence the extent of its insurance contribution, he has the incentive to raise his individual utility of health care services and he has an interest to recoup the individual costs incurred to him through "overutilisation" to the disadvantage of all members and society.
It has been assumed that men's behaviour is natural and inherent and that the focus therefore becomes the overutilisation of services by women rather than the underutilisation of services by men (Courtenay, 2000).
the overutilisation of specific inputs and under-provision of outputs) a number of points may be noted.
* commits an overutilisation of resources for persons with needs not ideally addressed by higher levels of EMS care
Frequent overutilisation of cash credit limit and delays in repaying interests, due to the company's weak liquidity and its below-average financial risk profile have affected the rating in a negative way, the rater said.
Mis- and overutilisation of blood testing has a significant impact on healthcare costs.
CRISIL's negative outlook reflects SCIL's stretched liquidity position reflected from overutilisation of bank lines, devolvement of letter of credit along with insufficient cash accruals against term loan repayments of Rs.52 million in current year.
Pathology services will have to formulate strategies to address both under-and overutilisation of laboratory tests and ensure that the proper use of clinical laboratory testing contributes to improved patient care.
The ratings reflect several past instances of devolvement of letter of credit (LC) and overutilisation of cash credit limit by KOAL, the companya[euro](tm)s below-average financial risk profile, marked by small net worth, high gearing, weak debt protection metrics and stretched liquidity, and large working capital requirements.
(8) In fact, there is ample evidence of overutilisation of such services, and it remains unclear who should pay for unnecessary medical services--the patient, the doctor, the hospital or the state coffer.
This apart, the rating also takes into account the overutilisation of working capital limits during the recent past which is largely attributed to delayed payments from its customers.