The cost of congenital heart disease in childen and adults : a model for multicenter assessment of price and practice variation.
To assess the cost of congenital heart disease (CHD) and to assess whether practice pattern or price was more responsible for variation.
Research Design and Setting
Data were collected from Charleston, NC ; Columbus, Ohio ; Detroit, Mich ; Houston, Tex ; Los Angeles, Calif ; and New York, NY.
The CHD was first classified as to physiologic characteristics and severity.
For each type of CHD, the number of clinic visits, hospitalizations, and years of medication use were estimated.
Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie, Congénital, Enfant, Homme, Adulte, Evaluation, Coût, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Pratique professionnelle, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Maladie congénitale, Economie santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Heart disease, Congenital, Child, Human, Adult, Evaluation, Costs, United States, North America, America, Professional practice, Cardiovascular disease, Congenital disease, Health economy
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0008392
Code Inist : 002B12A08. Création : 09/06/1995.