Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary wound care in nursing homes: a pseudo-randomized pragmatic cluster trial.

@article{Vu2007CosteffectivenessOM,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary wound care in nursing homes: a pseudo-randomized pragmatic cluster trial.},
  author={Trang Due Vu and Anthony Harris and Gregg Duncan and Geoff Sussman},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={372-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a multidisciplinary wound care team in the nursing home setting from a health system perspective. METHODS Pseudo-randomized pragmatic cluster trial with 20-week follow-up involving 342 uncomplicated leg and pressure ulcers in 176 residents located in 44 high-care nursing homes in Melbourne, Australia in 1999-2000. Twenty-one nursing homes (180 wounds in 94 residents) were assigned to the intervention arm and 23 to the control arm (162 wounds in… CONTINUE READING

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