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  1. Cost-effectiveness of increased telephone contact for patients with osteoarthritis : a randomized, controlled trial.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of telephone intervention for patients with osteoarthritis.

    Methods

    Randomized, controlled trial.

    Results

    The intervention did not significantly increase health care costs.

    The annual costs for a 1-unit improvement in physical functioning and in pain, as measured by the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales, were $70.86 and $31.00, respectively.

    Conclusion

    Telephone contact is a potentially cost-effective intervention in osteoarthritis.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arthrose, Relation médecin malade, Homme, Aspect économique, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Arthropathie, Maladie dégénérative, Appel téléphonique, Analyse coût efficacité, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etude statistique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Osteoarthritis, Physician patient relation, Human, Economic aspect, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Arthropathy, Degenerative disease, Telephone call, Cost efficiency analysis, United States, North America, America, Statistical study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0297089

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 199406.