Table 1

Unit health resource costs and lost productivity
Resource Unit cost (€)
Health resources
Medical visits
Primary care 22.74
Emergency room 115.23
Specialist 102.36
Hospitalization (one day) 314.61
ICU (one day) 532.92
Complementary tests
Laboratory tests 21.86
Conventional radiology 18.14
Diagnostic/therapeutic tests 36.45
Pharmacological treatments RPM
Cost per lost workday 54.65

Source of health resources: analytical accounting. Values expressed as means in euros.

RPM: Retail Price of Medicines at the time of prescription.

Sicras-Mainar et al.

Sicras-Mainar et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:283   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-283

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