Economic Burden of Herpes Zoster (“culebrilla”) in Latin America
作者: Emmanouil RampakakisClare PollockClaudia VujacichJoao Toniolo NetoAlejandro Ortiz CovarrubiasHomero MonsantoKelly D. Johnson
作者单位: 1Co-First author
2JSS Medical Research, Montreal, QC, Canada
3Fundación Centro de Estudios Infectológicos (FUNCEI), Buenos Aires, Argentina
4Discipline of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo — Escola Paulista de Medicina (Unifesp-EPM), Núcleo de Pesquisas Clínicas e Envelhecimento (NUPEQ), Unifesp-EPM, São Paulo, Brazil
5Hospital Civil de Guadalajara Fray Antonio Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
6Latin America Health Outcomes Research, Carolina, Puerto Rico
7Merck Co. & Inc., Center for Observational and Real-World Evidence, Vaccines, Kenilworth, NJ, USA
刊名: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2017
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.02.021
关键词: Herpes zosterburden of diseasehealthcare costLatin America
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Herpes zoster (HZ) is characterized by debilitating pain and blistering dermatomal rash. The most common complication of HZ is postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), a persistent pain that can substantially affects patients’ quality of life. HZ has significant impact on patients’ lives with considerable implications for healthcare systems and society. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) and medical costs associated with HZ in Latin America.(#br)Method(#br)We conducted a pooled-analysis of three prospective cohort studies of HZ patients ≥50 years of age in Argentina (n=96); Brazil (n=145) and Mexico (n=142)....
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.357 (2012)

  • Latin 拉丁语
  • costs 费用
  • America 美洲
  • resources 资源
  • earnings 收入
  • expected 预期
  • economic 经济的
  • zoster 带状疱疹
  • currency 货币
  • total 总和