TITLE

DIRECT COSTS OF ACUTE FLARES OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA100
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Availability of cost data for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is limited for Great Britain, owing to a single payer provider healthcare system in which patient specific costing information is not collected routinely. Quiescent disease: no change in disease severity or drug treatment during the study period, not requiring immunosuppressants or any specialist investigation during the study period. The management of stable IBD is associated with significant health care costs but disease Hares are accompanied by a two-to threefold increase in 6 month secondary care costs.
ACCESSION #
13219207

 

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