Table 2

Resource use and cost categorised by patient management group
Resource Methotrexate Elected Surgery Required Surgery
(U = Use) (n = 48) (n = 20) (n = 59)
(C = Cost(£)) Total Mean SD Total Mean SD Total Mean SD
PSC Appointments U 245/32 5.77 3.40 06/01 0.35 0.82 28/05 0.56 1.29
(15 min / 30 min) C 1777.75 37.02 21.61 46.00 2.30 4.72 218.50 3.70 8.59
Inpatient care U 33.00 0.68 1.16 26.93 1.35 0.59 112.60 1.91 0.94
(Days) C 17030.36 354.79 603.29 14003.89 700.19 305.83 58554.52 992.45 490.03
Surgery U 13.00 0.27 0.45 20.00 1.00 0.00 59.00 1.00 0.00
(Operations) C 17524.78 365.10 605.40 26961.20 1348.06 0.00 79535.54 1348.06 0.00
Methotrexate U 57.00 1.19 0.45 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 0.03 0.18
(Injections) C 225.15 4.69 1.76 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.90 0.13 0.72
Serum hCG U 255.00 5.31 3.50 3.00 0.15 0.37 35.00 0.59 1.59
(Tests) C 2703.00 56.31 37.12 31.80 1.59 3.89 371.00 6.29 16.83
Ultrasound U 57.00 1.19 1.53 3.00 0.15 0.50 15.00 0.25 0.63
(Scans) C 2816.80 58.66 75.34 148.20 7.41 24.17 741.00 12.56 31.23
Haematology U 242.00 5.04 2.01 46.00 2.25 1.08 167.00 2.83 1.53
(Tests) C 719.74 14.97 5.97 136.62 6.83 3.21 495.99 8.41 4.55
Biochemistry U 339.00 7.06 3.94 34.00 1.70 1.92 105.00 1.78 1.51
(Tests) C 207.79 4.31 2.40 20.74 1.04 1.17 64.05 1.09 0.92
Microbiology U 75.00 1.56 1.50 33.00 1.65 2.01 104.00 1.76 1.69
(Tests) C 853.75 17.77 17.06 375.21 18.76 22.82 1182.48 20.04 19.16
A&E U 1.00 0.02 0.14 1.00 0.05 0.22 0.00 0.00 0.00
(Attendances) C 124.00 2.58 17.90 124.00 6.20 27.73 0.00 0.00 0.00
GP U 1.00 0.02 0.14 1.00 0.05 0.22 7.00 0.12 0.56
(Appointments) C 53.00 1.10 7.65 53.00 2.65 11.85 371.00 6.29 29.67
Total Cost (£) 43991.47 41909.81 141568.83
Cost per patient (£)
mean ± SD 916.49 ±1157.70 2095.49 ±353.01 2399.47 ±505.10
median (range) 270.00 (68.88-3948.58) 1922.30 (1738.80-3011.59) 2403.38 (1822.59-4460.59)

Westaby et al.

Westaby et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-98

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