Costs and quality of life in multiple sclerosis in Europe: method of assessment and analysis

@article{Kobelt2006CostsAQ,
  title={Costs and quality of life in multiple sclerosis in Europe: method of assessment and analysis},
  author={Gis{\'e}la Kobelt and J. S. Vande Berg and Peter Lindgren and Bengt J{\"o}nsson},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={5-13}
}
The objective of this observational study in nine European countries was to establish the current cost of MS at different levels of disease severity. The study used a prevalence-based bottom-up to estimate costs from a societal perspective. Patients were recruited via patient organizations and neurology centres and asked by mail to complete a detailed questionnaire concerning their resource consumption, work capacity, quality of life and current disease status. Resources included all health… CONTINUE READING