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As the prevalence and impact of Alzheimer’s disease grows, so does the cost to the nation. The direct and indirect cost of Alzheimer’s and other dementias amount to more than $148 billion annually, which is more than the annual sales of any retailer in the world excluding Wal-Mart.

Vernon, John, Robert Goldberg, Yashodhara Dash, and Guruprasaadh Muralimohan. Alzheimer’s Disease and Cost-effectiveness Analyses: Ensuring good value for money?. Working Paper — Pending Publication; 2007. http://www.amcp.org/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=12477

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Title
Alzheimer’s Disease and Cost-effectiveness Analyses: Ensuring good value for money?
Publisher
Working Paper — Pending Publication
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Vernon, John, Robert Goldberg, Yashodhara Dash, and Guruprasaadh Muralimohan
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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