publication . Article . 2016

Economic aspects of complicated osteoporosis: The cost of treatment in the first year after fracture

O. V. Dobrovolskaya; N. V. Toroptsova; O. M. Lesnyak;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Sovremennaâ Revmatologiâ, volume 10, issue 3, pages 29-34 (issn: 1996-7012, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IMA-PRESS LLC
Objective: to estimate the cost of treatment in patients with complicated osteoporosis (OP) in the first year after fracture under the conditions of the Moscow municipal healthcare system.Patients and methods. The investigation enrolled 196 women (mean age, 65.8±9.1 years) who had sustained fractures at five major osteoporotic sites (proximal hip (PH), distal forearm (DF), surgical humeral neck, vertebral column, and medial and/or lateral ankle). A unified questionnaire that included data on inpatient and outpatient treatment, patients' personal costs, and social benefits, as well as tariffs on services of the Moscow City Fund of Obligatory Health Insurance was ...
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Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: complicated osteoporosis, cost of disease, costs of treatment, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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