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Table 7 Balance between investments for and savings from using the AMS

From: An economic appraisal of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers from a nursing home perspective

Scenario Investment costs (€) per year Savings (€) per year Balance (€) N prevented from sacral pressure ulcer Costs to prevent 1 case of sacral pressure ulcer Additional costs per day per patient
ALL patients 93,683 10,416 83,267 28 2,974 2.28
Only patients with pressure ulcer risk 65,578 8,556 57,022 23 2,479 2.23
Only severely ADL-impaired patients 42,158 7,068 35,090 19 1,847 2.14
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