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Table 1 The costs of various health care services utilized as a result of a fall

From: A prospective cohort study measuring cost-benefit analysis of the Otago Exercise Programme in community dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis

Action Cost per individuals Number of Patients using services Total used services (in GBP)
Ambulance 230 17 3910
Visit to A and E 736 33 24,288
Number of nights in Public Hospital 698 259 180,782
Number of nights in a private hospital or rest home 75 4 300
Visit to doctor 111 86 9546
Stitches 468 6 2808
Injury with Haemarthrosis (Bleeding into join space) 2690 2 5380
Head serious injury 869 11 9559
Head moderate injury 608 16 9728
Fractured Ribs serious 11,347 2 22,694
Fractured Back serious 16,820 2 33,640
Fractured Lower arm 2511 1 2511
Fractured wrist 1825 3 547
Fractured hand 1906 3 5718
Fractured hip 13,408 3 40,224
Fractured knee 5770 2 11,540
Fractured ankle 2621 1 2621
Fractured toe 1118 4 4472
Estimated Radiography cost 93 17 1632
Fracture Knee Rehabilitation 556 2 1112
Fracture back rehabilitation 493 2 986
Rest home rehabilitation 356 1 356
    Total Cost: 374354.00
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