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Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences


Health care cost of gastritis-a cost of illness study


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Author Details : N Nagappa*, Naveen Sharma, Ajay Sharma, Krithi Krisnan, Alisiya M Thomas

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 67-70


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Abstract

The cost of illness of any disease is an essential assessment procedure in medical care. Health care decision makers ease to make plan for health care, measure and compare the economic burden to society. In this study, collected some data from the patients those who got gastritis problem and they were expend their money as medical and non-medical cost and also lost jobs therefore they were facing monitory loss. Studies of 40 patients were shown economic burden on the society. The object of this work is to collect the data of gastritis suffered people, concerning their medical and nonmedical expenses which affect the life style of the patients and the impact of the cost-of-illness on developed and under-developed countries. With highly concerned about the economical perspective, societal and economic impacts must associated with patients life and it is necessary to identify different parameters that can reduce the burden of diseases. The cost-of-illness study on gastritis is very important now a days because many of the middle class individuals has been suffering from this problem and it is good to evaluate different technique in health medical care. For the measuring and comparing the burden of economics in such type of studied can help to health care professional to make policies for the society.

Keywords: Gastritis, Economic burden, Direct and indirect cost.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jpbs.2019.012

How to cite : Nagappa N, Sharma N, Sharma A, Krisnan K, Thomas A M, Health care cost of gastritis-a cost of illness study. J Pharm Biol Sci 2019;7(2):67-70

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