The economic costs of dementia in Korea, 2002

@article{Suh2006TheEC,
  title={The economic costs of dementia in Korea, 2002},
  author={Guk-Hee Suh and Martin Knapp and Cheol-Joong Kang},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={21}
}
To estimate the economic costs of dementia in 2002 using an economic evaluation model for dementia care. 
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