Intensive care costing methodology: cost benefit analysis of mask continuous positive airway pressure for severe cardiogenic pulmonary oedema.

@article{Holt1994IntensiveCC,
  title={Intensive care costing methodology: cost benefit analysis of mask continuous positive airway pressure for severe cardiogenic pulmonary oedema.},
  author={A. W. Holt and Andrew D. Bersten and Shawna Fuller and Robert C. Piper and Lindsay I G Worthley and Alnis E Vedig},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          170-4
        }
}
Costing data for intensive care admissions is important, not only for unit funding, but also for cost outcome analysis of new therapies. This paper presents an intensive care episode costing methodology using the example of a cost-benefit analysis of mask CPAP for severe cardiogenic pulmonary oedema (CPO). This analysis examines the intervention of admitting all patients with severe CPO to the intensive care unit for mask CPAP, compared with the previous practice of admitting only patients… CONTINUE READING

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