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Mortality, morbidity and costs attributable to smoking in Germany: update and a 10-year comparison
Objective: To assess the negative health consequences and associated costs of cigarette smoking in Germany in 2003 and to compare them with the respective results from 1993. Methods: The number ofExpand
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Nationwide prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in Sweden: a population‐based register study
Regional studies on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) suggest an increasing prevalence over time, but no nationwide estimate has been published so far.
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Cost‐effectiveness analysis of palivizumab as respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in preterm infants in Sweden
Aim:  To investigate the cost‐effectiveness of palivizumab vs. no prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in preterm infants in Sweden.
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Cost-effectiveness of a tetravalent human papillomavirus vaccine in Germany
AimClinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy of the tetravalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in the prevention of cervical cancer and genital warts associated with HPV types 6, 11, 16Expand
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Prevalence of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Sweden: a nationwide population-based register study
BackgroundWe evaluated the impact of different case definition algorithms on the prevalence of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) and toExpand
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Sick leave and disability pension in inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Inflammatory bowel disease has considerable effects on work-related outcomes and leads to high societal costs due to sick leave and disability pension. The aims of this study wereExpand
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Impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Disability
Inflammatory bowel disease can impact individuals at a young age, thus compromising their work productivity. Besides the inability to engage in gainful work, the concept of disability also relates toExpand
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[Adherence to therapy in bronchial asthma].
Asthma is a chronic disease requiring regular use of controller medication (e.g. inhaled corticosteroids at step 2 of treatment guidelines) to improve symptoms and prevent exacerbations. However,Expand
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[Methods to improve patient's adherence: is there hope?].
An estimated 50% of all asthma patients do not take the medication as prescribed, i.e. are non-compliant. Numerous interventions have been done to improve patients' compliance have been evaluated inExpand
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Prevalence and comorbidities of chronic hepatitis C: a nationwide population-based register study in Sweden
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of physician-diagnosed and registered chronic hepatitis C (CHC), and to estimate the reported frequencies of CharlsonExpand
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