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  1. Economic assessment of magnetic resonance imaging for inpatients: is it still too early?

    Article - En anglais

    This economic assessment of the implementation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a French hospital examines data on the diagnostic resources used in neurology and neurosurgery before and after MRI was available.

    Given a similar patient population and case mix, there was no change in the resources used other than the addition of MRI.

    So far, MRI appears to be a complement to, and not a substitute for, other imaging techniques used in neuroradiology.

    The focus of this work is purely economic; its conclusions do not challenge the major scientific contributions of MRI.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Imagerie RMN, Analyse économique, Equipement biomédical, Exploration, Hôpital, Economie santé, Génie biomédical, France, Europe, Neurologie, Chirurgie, Analyse avantage coût, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, Economic analysis, Biomedical equipment, Exploration, Hospital, Health economy, Biomedical engineering, France, Europe, Neurology, Surgery, Cost benefit analysis, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0581628

    Code Inist : 002B24A10. Création : 199406.