The economic burden of urinary tract infections in women visiting general practices in France: a cross-sectional survey

@inproceedings{Franois2016TheEB,
  title={The economic burden of urinary tract infections in women visiting general practices in France: a cross-sectional survey},
  author={Mathilde François and Thomas Hanslik and Beno{\^i}t Dervaux and Yann Le Strat and C{\'e}cile Souty and Sophie Vaux and Sylvie Maugat and Claire Rondet and Marianne Sarazin and Beate Heym and Bruno Coignard and Louise Rossignol},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections. Despite this burden, there are few studies of the costs of UTIs. The objective of this study was to determine the costs of UTIs in women over 18 years of age who visit general practitioners in France. METHODS The direct and indirect costs of clinical UTIs were estimated from societal, French National Health Insurance and patient perspectives. The study population was derived from a national cross… CONTINUE READING