Comparison of rehospitalization rates and associated costs among patients with schizophrenia receiving paliperidone palmitate or oral antipsychotics.


PURPOSE Comparative data on rehospitalization patterns and associated institutional costs after inpatient treatment with paliperidone palmitate or oral antipsychotic therapy are reported. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted using discharge and billing records from a large hospital database. Selected clinical and cost outcomes were compared… (More)
DOI: 10.2146/ajhp140219


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