Cost effectiveness analysis of using multiple neuromodalities in treating severe traumatic brain injury in a developing country like Malaysia.

@article{Ibrahim2007CostEA,
  title={Cost effectiveness analysis of using multiple neuromodalities in treating severe traumatic brain injury in a developing country like Malaysia.},
  author={Mohd Ismail Ibrahim and Mazlan bin Abdullah and Lin Naing and Jafri Malin Abdullah and Zamzuri Idris and Syed Mohamed Aljunid},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={261-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of using baseline neuromonitoring (BNM) compared with multimodality monitoring (M3) for severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS Sixty-two patients with severe TBI underwent a prospective observational study where they were divided into two groups of patients receiving treatment with M3 (32 patients) and BNM (30 patients). The macro and micro costings were performed on each patient. The Barthel Index score after 1… CONTINUE READING

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