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Incidence and costs of unintentional falls in older people in the United Kingdom
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Unintentional falls impose a substantial burden on health and social services and cost the UK government £981 million in the 60–64 age group, increasing to £1 500 000 in the ⩾75 age group. Expand
The health care costs of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the US.
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The annual medical costs of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and its complications among people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the U.S. was estimated to be between 4.6 and 13.7 billion US dollars, up to 27% of the direct medical cost of diabetes. Expand
The Health Care Costs of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in the U.S.
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The annual medical costs of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and its complications among people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the U.S. was estimated to be between $4.6 and $13.7 billion, up to 27% of the direct medical cost of diabetes. Expand
Prolotherapy injections and eccentric loading exercises for painful Achilles tendinosis: a randomised trial
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For Achilles tendinosis, prolotherapy and particularly ELE combined with prolotherapy give more rapid improvements in symptoms than ELE alone but long-term VISA-A scores are similar. Expand
Impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: the WHICH? (Which Heart Failure Intervention Is Most Cost-Effective & Consumer Friendly in Reducing Hospital Care) multicenter,
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HBI was not superior to CBI in reducing all-cause death or hospitalization, however, HBI was associated with significantly lower healthcare costs, attributable to fewer days of hospitalization. Expand
Economic evaluation of a community based exercise programme to prevent falls
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Despite a reduction in falls as a result of this home exercise programme there was no significant reduction in healthcare costs, however, the results reported will provide information on the cost effectiveness of the programme for those making decisions on falls prevention strategies. Expand
An Economic Evaluation of the Highlands and Islands Teledentistry Project
TLDR
It is estimated that the cost-effectiveness of teledentistry would improve with greater familiarity and use of equipment, and benefits and cost-savings would be greatest in island or remote communities, where patients have to travel long distances to hospital for specialist consultations. Expand
Negative pressure wound therapy for skin grafts and surgical wounds healing by primary intention.
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Evidence for the effects of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for reducing SSI and wound dehiscence remains unclear, as does the effect of NPWT on time to complete healing. Expand
Team approach versus ad hoc health services for young people with physical disabilities: a retrospective cohort study
TLDR
A young adult team (YAT) approach costs no more to implement than an ad hoc approach, and is more likely to enhance participation in society of young people with physical disabilities. Expand
Incidence of acute rheumatic fever in New Zealand children and youth
Aim:  To estimate acute rheumatic fever (ARF) incidence rates for New Zealand children and youth by ethnicity, socioeconomic deprivation and region.
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