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Fabiano Bolpato Loures, Alfredo Chaoubah, Valdeci Manoel de Oliveira, Alessandra Maciel Almeida, Estela Márcia de Saraiva Campos, Elenir Pereira de Paiva
OBJECTIVE To analyze the incremental cost-utility ratio for the surgical treatment of hip fracture in older patients. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of a systematic sample of patients who underwent surgery for hip fracture at a central hospital of a macro-region in the state of Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2011. A decision tree creation was analyzed considering the direct medical costs. The study followed the healthcare provider's perspective and had a one-year time horizon...
2015: Revista de Saúde Pública
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