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Health, Absence, Disability, and Presenteeism Cost Estimates of Certain Physical and Mental Health Conditions Affecting U.S. Employers
Evidence about the total cost of health, absence, short-term disability, and productivity losses was synthesized for 10 health conditions. Cost estimates from a large medical/absence database wereExpand
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Health care utilization and expenditures in the United States: a study of osteoporosis-related fractures
Background: More than 1.5 million fractures occur due to osteoporosis each year. This study examines the annual health care utilization and associated expenditures of osteoporotic patients whoExpand
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Development and Reliability Analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) Instrument Measuring Employee Health and Productivity
The Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI), also known as the Wellness Inventory, was developed to quickly assess the prevalence of medical problems that may influence work productivity and theExpand
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The Application of Two Health and Productivity Instruments at a Large Employer
Learning ObjectivesCompare and contrast the two instruments used in this study of productivity loss at a large employer, the Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ) and the Work Productivity ShortExpand
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Risperidone treatment in elderly patients with dementia: relative risk of cerebrovascular events versus other antipsychotics.
BACKGROUND The possibility that low-dose antipsychotic treatment is associated with increased risk of cerebrovascular events (CVEs) in elderly patients with dementia has been raised. The objectiveExpand
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Adherence and persistence with teriparatide among patients with commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid insurance
SummaryAdherence to, and persistence with, treatments for osteoporosis are low. Adherence with teriparatide decreases over time. Higher copayments in the commercial/Medicare population wereExpand
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The Longitudinal Examination of Arthritis Pain (LEAP) study: relationships between weekly fluctuations in patient-rated joint pain and other health outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To examine relationships between weekly fluctuations in self-rated joint pain and other health outcomes among adults with osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS In this observational study, 287Expand
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Estimating the cost of cancer: results on the basis of claims data analyses for cancer patients diagnosed with seven types of cancer during 1999 to 2000.
PURPOSE Cancer accounts for 60.9 billion dollars in direct medical costs and 15.5 billion dollars for indirect morbidity costs. These estimates are derived primarily from national surveys or FederalExpand
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The economic burden of lung cancer and the associated costs of treatment failure in the United States.
The economic burden of lung cancer was examined with a retrospective case-control cohort study on a database containing inpatient, outpatient and drug claims for employees, dependents and retirees ofExpand
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Clinical and economic impact of infusion reactions in patients with colorectal cancer treated with cetuximab
Background: Systemic agents in cancer treatment were often associated with possible infusion reactions (IRs). This study estimated the incidence of IRs requiring medical intervention and assessed theExpand
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