Estimating patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care.

@article{Yabroff2005EstimatingPT,
  title={Estimating patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care.},
  author={K. Robin Yabroff and Joan L. Warren and Kevin B. Knopf and William Wayne Davis and Martin L. Brown},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={640-8}
}
BACKGROUND Nonmedical costs of care, such as patient time associated with travel to, waiting for, and seeking medical care, are rarely measured systematically with population-based data. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to estimate patient time costs associated with colorectal cancer care. METHODS We identified categories of key medical services for colorectal cancer care and then estimated patient time associated with each service category using data from national surveys. To… CONTINUE READING

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