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Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment Can Reliably Express Their Preferences for Health Care Using Discrete Choice Experiments

Adelaide, South Australia – Researchers from Flinders University found that mild cognitive impairment did not affect the ability of older adults to reliably respond to questions about their preferred rehabilitation services following hip fracture.

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One Treatment Does Not Fit All When It Comes To Low Back Pain

Copenhagen, Denmark – When it comes to choosing treatment for low back pain (LBP), patients have to choose from an array of treatment options. The decision is complicated, however, by the conflicting evidence and the lack of certainty about recovery with any

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Patients Willing To Pay More For Avoiding Symptoms Of GERD

Hamilton, ON, Canada – Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects about 25% of the population in Western countries. Patients suffer symptoms at least monthly and five percent have daily heartburn.

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Self-Care Or Professional Help? The Role Of Symptom Severity

Aberdeen, UK – To design cost-effective health services, we need to understand how people choose to manage the symptoms they experience.

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Combining Individual-Specific Preferences With Cost Data To Inform Health Care Decisions

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Offering patients the possibility to “choose” their own care program (i.e., customized care) can be beneficial for both patients and hospitals.

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