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Title: Cost for the treatment of actinic keratosis on the rise in Australia.
Epworth Authors: Perera, Eshini
McGuigan, Sean
Sinclair, Rodney
Keywords: Actinic Keratosis
AK Treatment
Australia
Cryotherapy
Burden and Cost
Medicare Australia
Keratosis, Actinic
Department of Dermatology, Epworth Healthcare, Victoria, Australia
Head & Neck Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Aug-2014
Citation: Version 2. F1000Res. 2014 Aug 5 [revised 2014 Aug 20];3:184. eCollection 2014.
Abstract: To report the burden and cost of actinic keratosis (AK) treatment in Australia and to forecast the number of AK treatments and the associated costs to 2020. DESIGN AND SETTING: A retrospective study of data obtained from medicare Australia for AK treated by cryotherapy between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 2012, by year and by state or territory.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/202
DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.4671.2
PubMed URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25309734.2
ISSN: 2051-7505
Journal Title: F1000Research
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Parkville, 3052, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Retrospective Study
Appears in Collections:Head & Neck
Health Administration
Dermatology

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