[FIMA--questionnaire for health-related resource use in an elderly population: development and pilot study].

  title={[FIMA--questionnaire for health-related resource use in an elderly population: development and pilot study].},
  author={Hildegard Seidl and Doug Bowles and J-O Bock and Christian Brettschneider and Wolfgang Greiner and H H K{\"o}nig and Rolf Holle},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  volume={77 1},
AIM Due to demographic trends towards an ageing population resource use of health care will increase. By collecting health-related costs via questionnaires, the impact of socio-economic variables and other medical factors can be examined. In addition, only patient reported resource use accounts for out-of-pocket payments. Thus, it is necessary to develop an appropriate tool to collect the health-related resource use in an elderly population. METHODS The development of the FIMA (questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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