12 June 2018

Osteopathic care for low back pain and neck pain: a cost-utility analysis

The aim of this study was to examine the health and economic consequences of osteopathic care for low back pain and neck pain in addition to usual care compared to usual care alone. For this purpose a┬ádecision tree model considering a one-year time horizon was applied. The analysis occurred from a health insurance perspective only considering direct medical costs. The health effects were expressed as quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) … ABSTRACT

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