Relationship between disease severity, quality of life and health-care resource use in a cross-section of Australian patients with Crohn's disease.

@article{Gibson2007RelationshipBD,
  title={Relationship between disease severity, quality of life and health-care resource use in a cross-section of Australian patients with Crohn's disease.},
  author={Peter R. Gibson and Ad{\'e}le R Weston and Amelia Shann and Timothy H. J. Florin and Ian Craig Lawrance and Finlay A. Macrae and Graham Radford-Smith},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={1306-12}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM New treatments for Crohn's disease are expensive and place economic strain upon health-care systems, and 'value-for-money' needs to be confirmed. This study aimed to correlate disease severity with health-related quality of life and with health-care resource use, to allow evaluation of the cost effectiveness of these treatments. METHODS A cross-sectional, non-interventional, pharmacoeconomics study was performed with patients completing questionnaires comprising demographic… CONTINUE READING

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