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Optimising cost-effectiveness in the management of osteoarthritis

Year:
2011
Duration:
51 months
Approved budget:
$500,000.00
Researchers:
Professor J. Abbott
Health issue:
Rheumatology/arthritis
Proposal type:
Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship
Lay summary
Effective treatment involves offering the right treatment, to the right patient, at the right time. This research studies what kind of treatment for osteoarthritis is most cost-effective, and what type of patient is most likely to respond best with one kind of treatment versus another, to reduce disability and cost.