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The friction cost method for measuring indirect costs of disease.
A new approach for estimating the indirect costs of disease, which explicitly considers economic circumstances that limit production losses due to disease, is presented (the friction cost method).Expand
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Handbook of Health Economics
textabstractEditors and authors should be complimented for their impressive attempt to provide a fair account of the state-of-the-art in health economics. To review such an extensive work in a shortExpand
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Labor and health status in economic evaluation of health care. The Health and Labor Questionnaire.
A health care program may influence both costs and health effects. We developed the Health and Labor Questionnaire (HLQ), which consists of four modules, to collect data on absence from work, reducedExpand
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Economic valuation of informal care
Informal care makes up a significant part of the total amount of care provided to care recipients with chronic and terminal diseases. Still, informal care is often neglected in economic evaluationsExpand
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Epidemiology of Adverse Drug Reactions in Europe: A Review of Recent Observational Studies
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) cause considerable mortality and morbidity but no recent reviews are currently available for the European region. Therefore, we performed a review of all epidemiologicalExpand
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PRODISQ: a modular questionnaire on productivity and disease for economic evaluation studies
  • M. Koopmanschap
  • Business, Medicine
  • Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes…
  • 1 February 2005
Productivity costs are often an important cost component in economic evaluations of healthcare programs. However, there still remains a low degree of consensus on the exact measurement and valuationExpand
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Standardisation of costs: the Dutch Manual for Costing in economic evaluations.
The lack of a uniform costing methodology is often considered a weakness of economic evaluations that hinders the interpretation and comparison of studies. Standardisation is therefore an importantExpand
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Demographic and epidemiological determinants of healthcare costs in Netherlands: cost of illness study
abstract Objectives: To determine the demands on healthcare resources caused by different types of illnesses and variation with age and sex. Design: Information on healthcare use was obtained fromExpand
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Instruments for assessing the burden of informal caregiving for stroke patients in clinical practice: a comparison of CSI, CRA, SCQ and self-rated burden
Objective: To compare the feasibility, convergent and clinical validity of three commonly used burden scales: Caregiver Strain Index (CSI), Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA) and Sense of CompetenceExpand
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Determinants of long-term care spending: age, time to death or disability?
In view of population aging, better understanding of what drives long-term care expenditure (LTCE) is warranted. Time-to-death (TTD) has commonly been used to project LTCE because it was a betterExpand
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