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Cost of intensive care in India

Raja Jayaram

Keywords : Cost of critical care, cost effectiveness, cost block methodology, cost control measures

Citation Information : Jayaram R. Cost of intensive care in India. Indian J Crit Care Med 2008; 12 (2):55-61.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.42558

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Critical care is often described as expensive care. However, standardized methodology that would enable determination and international comparisons of cost is currently lacking. This article attempts to review this important issue and develop a framework through which cost of critical care in India could be analyzed.


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