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Determinants of demand for total hip and knee arthroplasty: a systematic literature review

Rubén E Mújica Mota1*, Rosanna Tarricone2, Oriana Ciani2, John FP Bridges3 and Mike Drummond4

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1 Institute for Health Services Research, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, , UK

2 Centre for Research in Healthcare Management, Universita Bocconi, Via Roentgen 1, 20136, Milan, Italy

3 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N. Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA

4 Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin 'A' Block, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK

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BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:225  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-225

Published: 30 July 2012

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Additional file 1:

Appendix: Search Strategy. This appendix presents the electronic search strategy employed to retrieve study records in Medline (Ovid) and Embase.

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Table S1. Characteristics of Included Studies. This table describes the individual studies reviewed, including study year, country, setting, population of subjects, design and follow-up, and measure of need used.

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PRISMA 2009 Checklist.

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Table S2. Results of Quantitative Studies. This table contains the detailed results presented by individual studies alongside the summary characteristics of the study sample. Readers may refer to this file if they want to learn about the statistical details of the individual study findings.

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Table S3. Disease Specific and Generic Health-Related Quality of Life Outcome Tools). This file presents a summary table describing the health related quality of life tools used by the studies reviewed. This information may help readers to interpret the detailed results in Additional file 4.

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