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Title: Direct Medical Costs of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in the Catalonia Region: A Population-Based Analysis
Author: Darbà, Josep
Keywords: Atròfia muscular
Gestió hospitalària
Política sanitària
Anàlisi cost-benefici
Muscular atrophy
Hospital administration
Medical policy
Cost effectiveness
Issue Date: Apr-2020
Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract: Background : Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare disorder, estimated to affect 1 per 10,000 live births. Patients affected with SMA often require intensive, chronic healthcare, which represents great social and economic costs. / Objective : This study aimed to evaluate the direct medical costs of SMA, from the National Health System perspective in Catalonia, and provide regional data for the development of optimal disease management protocols and resource allocation decisions at the regional level (...)
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It is part of: Clinical Drug Investigation, 2020, vol. 40, num. 4, p. 335-341
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ISSN: 1173-2563
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