The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology: Background Paper 2: Case Study 15: Elective Hysterectomy: Costs, Risks, and Benefits

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A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks takes the approach that "hysterectomies that are performed for indications that could be treated by alternative therapies or by no therapy at all, with fewer resultant health risks to the woman and lower economic costs in general" (p. 3).

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 1981
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: October 1981
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A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks takes the approach that "hysterectomies that are performed for indications that could be treated by alternative therapies or by no therapy at all, with fewer resultant health risks to the woman and lower economic costs in general" (p. 3).

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viii, 33 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): cancer prophylaxis | sterilization | alternative therapies | health risks and complications
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Series Title: The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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