Costs of Hip Fractures in Postmenopausal Women in Portugal: A Study from the Payer’s Perspective

Authors

  • Anabela Barcelos Comprehensive Health Research Center. Public Health Research Centre. NOVA National School of Public Health. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon; EpiDoC Unit. Comprehensive Health Research Center. Public Health Research Centre. NOVA National School of Public Health. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon; Rheumatology Department. Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga. Aveiro. Portugal.
  • Judite Gonçalves Comprehensive Health Research Center. Public Health Research Centre. NOVA National School of Public Health. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon; School of Public Health. Imperial College London. London. United Kingdom; Nova School of Business and Economics. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon. Portugal.
  • Céu Mateus Faculty of Health and Medicine. Lancaster University. Lancaster. United Kingdom.
  • Helena Canhão EpiDoC Unit. Comprehensive Health Research Center. Public Health Research Centre. NOVA National School of Public Health. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon; Rheumatology Unit. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central. Lisbon. Portugal.
  • Ana Maria Rodrigues EpiDoC Unit. Comprehensive Health Research Center. Public Health Research Centre. NOVA National School of Public Health. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Lisbon; Rheumatology Unit. Hospital dos Lusíadas. Lisbon. Portugal.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.20481

Keywords:

Cost of Illness, Delivery of Health Care, Hip Fractures, Osteoporosis, Postmenopause

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Barcelos A, Gonçalves J, Mateus C, Canhão H, Rodrigues AM. Costs of incident non-hip osteoporosis-related fractures in postmenopausal women from a payer-perspective. Osteoporos Int. 2023 (in press). doi: 10.1007/s00198-023-06881-w. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-023-06881-w

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2023-12-04

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Barcelos A, Gonçalves J, Mateus C, Canhão H, Rodrigues AM. Costs of Hip Fractures in Postmenopausal Women in Portugal: A Study from the Payer’s Perspective. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 4 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];36(12):848-9. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/20481

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