The long-term cost-effectiveness of improving alcohol abstinence with adjuvant acamprosate.

@article{Palmer2000TheLC,
  title={The long-term cost-effectiveness of improving alcohol abstinence with adjuvant acamprosate.},
  author={A. Jay Palmer and Kurt Neeser and Christel Weiss and Arno Brandt and Sylvie Comte and Mary Fox},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2000},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={478-92}
}
A computer model was developed with decision analysis software to explore the long-term clinical and economic outcomes of alcohol abstinence maintenance with either standard counselling therapy or standard therapy plus 48 weeks of adjuvant acamprosate in detoxified alcoholic patients. Important complications of alcoholism were modelled using Markov processes, and included relapse (return to drinking), alcohol-related hepatic disease, acute and chronic pancreatitis, acute and chronic gastritis… CONTINUE READING

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Important complications of alcoholism were modelled using Markov processes , and included relapse ( return to drinking ) , alcohol - related hepatic disease , acute and chronic pancreatitis , acute and chronic gastritis , oropharyngeal carcinoma , oesophageal carcinoma , alcoholic cardiomyopathy , alcohol - related peripheral neuropathy , alcoholic psychosis , accidental death , and suicide .
Important complications of alcoholism were modelled using Markov processes , and included relapse ( return to drinking ) , alcohol - related hepatic disease , acute and chronic pancreatitis , acute and chronic gastritis , oropharyngeal carcinoma , oesophageal carcinoma , alcoholic cardiomyopathy , alcohol - related peripheral neuropathy , alcoholic psychosis , accidental death , and suicide .
A computer model was developed with decision analysis software to explore the long - term clinical and economic outcomes of alcohol abstinence maintenance with either standard counselling therapy or standard therapy plus 48 weeks of adjuvant acamprosate in detoxified alcoholic patients .
A computer model was developed with decision analysis software to explore the long - term clinical and economic outcomes of alcohol abstinence maintenance with either standard counselling therapy or standard therapy plus 48 weeks of adjuvant acamprosate in detoxified alcoholic patients .
Important complications of alcoholism were modelled using Markov processes , and included relapse ( return to drinking ) , alcohol - related hepatic disease , acute and chronic pancreatitis , acute and chronic gastritis , oropharyngeal carcinoma , oesophageal carcinoma , alcoholic cardiomyopathy , alcohol - related peripheral neuropathy , alcoholic psychosis , accidental death , and suicide .
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