Table 5

Annual direct cost per patient of angina pectoris in Euros (€)
Cost per patient of angina pectoris (n = 49)
Primary care and out-patient clinics Hospital care Total annual direct costs
Cost per patient, Cost per patient, Cost per patient, Cost per patient, Cost per patient, Cost per patient,
Year 1 Year 2 Year 1 Year 2 Year 1 Year 2
Hospital care including nursing/caring staff and premises costs* 0 0 2722 1454 2722 1454
Staff and treatment 1342 1651 1576 545 2918 2196
Medical service 455 447 4609 1003 5064 1450
Drugs, materials and medical devices 869 784 890 683 1760 1467
Administrative contacts 109 119 4 0 113 120
Overhead costs and other 314 346 984 400 1297 746
Total cost 3089 3348 10,785 4084 13,875 7432

* = Not relevant for primary care and out-patient clinics.

 = In hospital care, the costs for nursing/caring staff are not included.

‡ = Medical service includes anaesthesia, surgery, postoperative care, intensive care, radiology, and laboratory services.

† = Administrative contacts mainly within primary care and out-patient clinics.

Mourad et al.

Mourad et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:403   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-403

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