Gerald Bevan

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the relative costs of prostheses and factors associated with changes in these cost rankings. DESIGN AND SETTING Economic model using published data. MAIN RESULTS The main cost drivers are current costs and revision rates. Expected revision costs are a small proportion of the expected total costs. There are few competitors to(More)
Accounting for the cross boundary flows of residents from one health authority treated by another has been considered by the review of the Resource Allocation Working Party (RAWP) formula by the National Health Service Management Board. A common concern is that the approximate costs used are unfair to those authorities (typically those with teaching(More)
The course of acalculous adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder in six patients is described. It is suggested that, even in the absence of gallstones, cholecystectomy should be advised when this condition is demonstrated radiographically in symptomatic subjects. The cause of the pain is unknown but it is probably related to excessive neuromuscular activity of(More)