Cost-effectiveness analysis of a kidney and cardiovascular disease treatment program in an Australian Aboriginal population.

@article{Baker2005CosteffectivenessAO,
  title={Cost-effectiveness analysis of a kidney and cardiovascular disease treatment program in an Australian Aboriginal population.},
  author={Philip R A Baker and Wendy E Hoy and R. E. Thomas},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={22-31}
}
The objective of the study was to assess, from a health service perspective, whether a systematic program to modify kidney and cardiovascular disease reduced the costs of treating end-stage kidney failure. The participants in the study were 1,800 aboriginal adults with hypertension, diabetes with microalbuminuria or overt albuminuria, and overt albuminuria, living on two islands in the Northern Territory of Australia during 1995 to 2000. Perindopril was the primary treatment agent, and other… CONTINUE READING

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