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Use of unicompartmental instead of tricompartmental prostheses for unicompartmental arthrosis in the knee is a cost-effective alternative. 15,437 primary tricompartmental prostheses were compared…
- O. Robertsson, L. Borgqúist, K. Knutson, S. Lewold, L. Lidgren
- Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica
- 1 April 1999
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is known to have a higher risk of revision than tricompartmental arthroplasty (TKA), while UKA implants are generally less expensive than TKA implants. We… Expand
Health-state utilities in a general population in relation to age, gender and socioeconomic factors
Background: This study examined health-related quality of life in a general population in relation to different socioeconomic variables. Method: The study was cross-sectional and was conducted in… Expand
How to assess frailty and the need for care? Report from the Study of Health and Drugs in the Elderly (SHADES) in community dwellings in Sweden.
- M. Ernsth Bravell, Björn Westerlind, +4 authors S. Mölstad
- Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
- 1 July 2011
Knowledge about the need for care of elderly individuals in community dwellings and the factors affecting their needs and support is limited. The aim of this study was to characterize the frailty of… Expand
Is general practice effective? A systematic literature review.
OBJECTIVE To find evidence of the effectiveness of physicians working in primary care. DESIGN Systematic literature search in the Medline and Cochrane databases. MATERIAL Out of 7223 titles found… Expand
Use of rules of thumb in the consultation in general practice--an act of balance between the individual and the general perspective.
BACKGROUND Rules of thumb used by GPs could be considered as empirical evidence of intuition and a link between science and practice in general practice. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study… Expand
Asking for 'rules of thumb': a way to discover tacit knowledge in general practice.
BACKGROUND Research in decision-making has identified heuristics (rules of thumb) as shortcuts to simplify search and choice. OBJECTIVE To find out if GPs recognize the use of rules of thumb and if… Expand
MOTIVATED PATIENTS ARE MORE COST-EFFECTIVELY REHABILITATED
Primärvårdsersättning efter socioekonomi eller sjukdomsbörda: Registerstudie från Östergötland visar på olika svar beroende på analysnivå
Social status påverkar kostnader för läkemedel och vård : Vårdval bör ta hänsyn till socioekonomiska faktorer, visar registerstudie
Social status paverkar kostnader for lakemedel och vard : Vardval bor ta hansyn till socioekonomiska faktorer, visar registerstudie