Costs applied in economic evaluation of treatments for patients with neck pain
Direct healthcare costs:
General practitioner (
20 min visit)
Manual therapist (
45 min visit)
30 min visit)
Hospitalisation (per day)
Cesar or Mensendieck exercise therapist (per visit)
Professional home care (per hour)
Direct non-healthcare costs:
Alternative therapist (per visit)
Home care (per hour)
Help from partner or friends (per hour)
Travel expenses (per km)
Absenteeism from paid work (per day)
Absenteeism from unpaid work (per hour)
Guideline price according to Dutch guidelines.
Tariff of Dutch Central Organisation for Health Care Charges.
Price according to professional association.
Indirect costs for paid work calculated on basis of mean income of Dutch population according to age and sex.