Cost-effectiveness of a supplementary class-based exercise program in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

@article{Richardson2006CosteffectivenessOA,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of a supplementary class-based exercise program in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.},
  author={Gerry Richardson and Neil Stephen Hawkins and Christopher J. McCarthy and Pauline Mary Mills and Rachel Pullen and Christopher Roberts and Alan Jonathan Silman and Jacqueline Ann Oldham},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={84-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of a class-based exercise program supplementing a home-based program when compared with a home-based program alone. In addition, we estimated the probability that the supplementary class program is cost-effective over a range of values of a decision maker's willingness to pay for an additional quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). METHODS The resource use and effectiveness data were collected as part of the clinical trial… CONTINUE READING