The societal burden of poor persistence to treatment of osteoporosis in Sweden.

@article{Landfeldt2011TheSB,
  title={The societal burden of poor persistence to treatment of osteoporosis in Sweden.},
  author={Erik Landfeldt and Jonas Lundkvist and Oskar Str{\"o}m},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={380-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Poor persistence to prescribed treatment regimens is a well-documented health problem. The issue is of particular importance in treatment of chronic diseases, such as osteoporosis. The objective of this study was to estimate the annual societal burden of real-world persistence to treatment of osteoporosis in Sweden. A second aim was to estimate the monetary net benefit of improved persistence. METHODS The annual societal burden was evaluated in relation to perfect persistence to a… CONTINUE READING

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