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  1. Fulltext. Expenditures in caring for patients with dementia who live at home.

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    Objectives

    Given the national interest in progressive dementia, we estimated expenditures incurred in caring for dementia patients who live at home.

    Methods

    Primary caregivers of 264 patients from a university-based memory disorders clinic were interviewed at baseline and asked to keep service use diaries for 6 months; 141 caregivers who returned the diaries are the focus of this report.

    We examined both formal and informal services (distinguished by whether money was exchanged) and associated expenditures.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dépense, Soin, Démence, Analyse coût, Economie santé, A domicile, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Expenditure, Care, Dementia, Cost analysis, Health economy, At home, Human, Nervous system diseases, Health system, United States, North America, America

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

    Cote : 93-0353118

    Code Inist : 002B17I. Création : 199406.