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Indirect costs account for half of the total costs of an osteoporotic fracture: a prospective evaluation.
|Title||Indirect costs account for half of the total costs of an osteoporotic fracture: a prospective evaluation.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Eekman DA, Ter Wee MM, Coupé VMH, Erisek-Demirtas S, Kramer MH, Lems WF|
|Journal||Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA|
|Date Published||2013 Sep 27|
Data on direct and indirect costs of clinical fractures in 116 osteoporotic patients 50 years and older were prospectively collected using cost diaries. Indirect costs accounted for roughly half of the total costs, with a contribution of at least 81 % of these costs in employed patients.
|Alternate Journal||Osteoporos Int|