The economic impact of multiple sclerosis in Australia in 2010.

@article{Palmer2013TheEI,
  title={The economic impact of multiple sclerosis in Australia in 2010.},
  author={A. Jay Palmer and Sam Colman and Beth A O'leary and Bruce V Taylor and Rex D. Simmons},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={1640-6}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) has a major impact on health and is a substantial burden on patients and society. We estimated the annual costs of MS in Australia from individual and societal perspectives using data from the Australian MS Longitudinal Study (AMSLS) and prevalence figures from 2010. METHODS Direct and indirect costs were estimated from a subsample of 712 AMSLS subjects who completed baseline and follow-up economic impact surveys. All costs are in 2010 Australian dollars… CONTINUE READING