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Review Article

The Global Economic Cost of Osteoarthritis: How the UK Compares

Table 1


Direct costsIndirect costs
Intangible costs

Costs of surgeryLoss of productivity Pain and suffering
Hospital resourcesAbsenteeism Decreased quality of life
Caregiver timePremature mortalityPotential depression/anxiety
Pharmacological and
nonpharmacological treatment
Disability payments/benefits
Costs of side effects from treatments
Research

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