Direct costs of hypertensive patients admitted to hospital in Vietnam: a bottom-up micro-costing analysis

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Nguyen, Thi-Phuong-Lan; Nguyen, Thi Bach Yen; Nguyen, Thanh Trung; Vinh Hac, Van; Le, Hoa H.; Schuiling-Veninga, Nynke; Postma, Maarten J;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Health Services Research,volume 14 (issn: 1472-6963, eissn: 1472-6963)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4221683, doi: 10.1186/s12913-014-0514-4
  • Subject: Screening | Research Article | Health Policy | Vietnam | Cost analysis | Hypertension
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Background There is an economic burden associated with hypertension both worldwide and in Vietnam. In Vietnam, patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure are hospitalized for further diagnosis and initiation of treatment. Because there is no evidence on costs of inp... View more
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