Hearing-impaired children in the United Kingdom, III : cochlear implantation and the economic costs incurred by families

Article English OPEN
Barton, GR ; Fortnum, HM ; Stacey, PC ; Summerfield, AQ (2006)
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1097/01.aud.0000233915.17272.61
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations | otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Objectives: This article addresses two questions. First, are there differences in the economic costs incurred by families of hearing-impaired children depending on whether or not children have cochlear implants? Second, are these differences important when assessed from... View more
  • References (6)

    1 Department for Work and Pensions (2004). A-Z guide of benefits. Available at: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/lifeevent/benefits/index.asp. Accessed April 5, 2005.

    2 MRC Institute of Hearing Research (2004). National Study of Support Options for Deaf and Hearing-impaired Children: Questionnaires. Available at: http://www.ihr.mrc.ac.uk/publications/ papers/nesodhic/. Accessed April 5, 2005.

    3 Bank of England (2004). Monetary & Financial Statistics (Interest & Exchange Rate Data). Available at: http://www. bankofengland.co.uk/mfsd/iadb/ on April 5, 2005.

    4 HM Treasury Department (2004). GDP Deflators: A Users Guide. Available at: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/economic_data_and_ tools/gdp_deflators/data_gdp_guide.cfm. Accessed April 5, 2005.

    5 HM Treasury Department (2003). The Green Book: Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government. Accessed from http:// www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media//05553/Green_Book_03.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2005.

    6 Government Actuary's Department. Interim Life Tables. Available at: http://www.gad.gov.uk/Life_Tables/Interim_life_ tables.htm. Accessed April 5, 2005.

  • Metrics
    0
    views in OpenAIRE
    0
    views in local repository
    73
    downloads in local repository

    The information is available from the following content providers:

    From Number Of Views Number Of Downloads
    Institutional Repository - IRUS-UK 0 73
Share - Bookmark