Methods The Model of Resource Utilization Costs and Outcomes for Stroke ( MORUCOS ) has been developed and used for estimating the lifetime costs of stroke in Australia and is primarily based on the NEMESIS study


S imilar to other countries, stroke is an important cause of disease burden and health expenditure in Australia. 1 The quality-adjusted life years lost per case is ≈5.09 for ischemic stroke (IS) and 6.17 for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). 2 Building on the first Australian cost-of-illness study and using 5-year outcome data, 3,4 Cadilhac et al 5 found that… (More)

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