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Inpatient & outpatient AFib treatment costs

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Distribution of inpatient and selected outpatient costs for treating AFib.

Coyne KS, Paramore C, Grandy S, et al. Assessing the Direct Costs of Treating Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the United States. Value in Health. 2006; 9(5): 348-56. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16961553

Reference

Title
Assessing the Direct Costs of Treating Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the United States
Publication
Value in Health
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Coyne KS, Paramore C, Grandy S, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 9, Issue 5
Pages
348-56
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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