Mona Heurgren

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to identify risk factors in emergency surgery for colonic cancer in a large population and to investigate the economic impact of such surgery. METHODS Data from the colonic cancer registry (1997-2001) of the Uppsala/Orebro Regional Oncological Centre were analysed and classified by hospital category. Some 3259 patients(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to describe variability in compliance to clinical guidelines in colorectal cancer surgery related to hospital structure. METHODS All patients registered in the databases of the Regional Oncologic Centre, operated upon electively for colon cancer between the start of the register in 1997 until 2000 (n=1771) and for rectal(More)
Cost Per Patient (CPP) is a method to calculate health care costs for every individual health care contact. The method, which supplies information about diagnosis-related health care consumption, and was employed at the Primary Health Care Centre of Odeshög, Sweden. The study was conducted during 2001 and showed that 2% of the patients who had at least one(More)
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