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Title: Hospital incidence, mortality and costs of Alzheimer's disease in Spain: a retrospective multicenter study
Author: Darbà, Josep
Marsà, Alícia
Keywords: Malaltia d'Alzheimer
Gestió hospitalària
Cost de l'assistència sanitària
Alzheimer's disease
Hospital administration
Cost of medical care
Issue Date: Sep-2021
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Abstract: Background Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Its neurodegenerative nature and the lack of a curative treatment result in a substantial burden for healthcare systems and society. This study aimed to analyze the hospital incidence and mortality of AD in Spain and to evaluate patients' use of healthcare resources and direct medical costs. Methods Admission records of patients with AD treated in hospitals in Spain between 2011 and 2016 were selected from a Spanish hospital discharge database (...)
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It is part of: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2021, vol. 21, num. 5, p. 1101-1106
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ISSN: 1473-7167
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