Estimation of direct medical costs of community-acquired pneumonia treatment of the patients with comorbidities


  • A. V. Demchuk
Keywords: community-acquired pneumonia, direct medical costs, comorbidities

Abstract

With purpose to compare volume and structure of direct medical costs of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treatment of the patients with comorbidities and without them pharmacoeconomical study of 438 CAP in-patients (male - 213 (48,6%), mean age - 56,1±17,9) was conducted. It has been established presence two and more comorbidities increases 1,4 times direct medical costs of CAP, the highest cost of hospital treatment of CAP is in the patients with congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. The biggest part of direct medical costs of CAP in-patients is antibacterial treatment costs.

Published
2017-10-27
How to Cite
Demchuk, A. V. (2017). Estimation of direct medical costs of community-acquired pneumonia treatment of the patients with comorbidities. Reports of Morphology, 22(1), 110-113. Retrieved from https://morphology-journal.com/index.php/journal/article/view/240
Section
ANTROPOLOGICAL STUDIES