Source: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2013, 106 (8), 323-331
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Date of publication: August 2013
Publication type: Journal article
Length of article: 9 pages
In a nutshell: Researchers estimated the average cost per quality adjusted life year (QALY) gained from hip surgery for NHS patients in England. The average NHS hospital hip procedure costs were estimate to be £5844. There was significant variation in cost per QALY.
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