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Patient‐incurred cost of inpatient treatment for Tuberculosis in rural Malawi

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Shin, Hyejeong, Ngwira, Lucky-Gift, Tucker, Austin, Chaisson, Richard E., Corbett, Elizabeth L. and Dowdy, David W. (2020) 'Patient‐incurred cost of inpatient treatment for Tuberculosis in rural Malawi'. Tropical Medicine & International Health, Vol 25, Issue 5, pp. 624-634.

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Abstract

Objectives: To mitigate the economic burden of tuberculosis (TB), it is important to fully understand the costs of TB treatment from the patient perspective. We therefore sought to quantify the patient-incurred cost of TB treatment in rural Malawi, with specific focus on costs borne by patients requiring inpatient hospitalization.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > W 74 Medical economics. Health care costs
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 310 Therapy
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13381
Depositing User: Debbie Jenkins
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2020 11:12
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2020 11:22
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/14050

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