Jeffery S Jacob

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The results of the screening of 3318 diabetic patients for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in three UK centres are reported. The aims of the study were to determine the extent of diabetic retinopathy in the screened population and to assess the relative effectiveness of different screening methods in appropriately referring cases from a diabetic(More)
The relative cost and cost-effectiveness of different methods of screening diabetic patients for sight-threatening retinopathy are assessed. The resource costs per screening visit, both to the health service and to patients, of ophthalmoscopic examination by primary screeners including general practitioners, hospital physicians, and ophthalmic opticians are(More)
BACKGROUND There is lack of published data on the costs of blood and blood transfusion in sub-Saharan Africa. This study aimed to assess the unit costs of producing blood in Zimbabwe using an activity-based costing (ABC) method. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS A management accounting approach, based on the ABC method, was used to develop a cost model for blood.(More)
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