The Economic Burden of Urinary Tract Infection and Pressure Ulceration in Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Admissions: Evidence for Comparative Economics and Decision Analytics from a Matched Case-Control Study.

@article{White2017TheEB,
  title={The Economic Burden of Urinary Tract Infection and Pressure Ulceration in Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Admissions: Evidence for Comparative Economics and Decision Analytics from a Matched Case-Control Study.},
  author={Barry A.B. White and Nicolas Dea and John T. Street and Christiana L. Cheng and Carly S. Rivers and Najmedden A Attabib and Brian K Kwon and Charles G Fisher and Marcel F. Dvorak},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={2017},
  volume={34 20},
  pages={
          2892-2900
        }
}
Secondary complications of spinal cord injury (SCI) are a burden to affected individuals and the rest of society. There is limited evidence of the economic burden or cost of complications in SCI populations in Canada, however, which is necessary for comparative economic analyses and decision analytic modeling of possible solutions to these common health problems. Comparative economic analyses can inform resource allocation decisions, but the outputs are only as good as the inputs. In this… CONTINUE READING