A cost analysis estimation of a single episode of comprehensive dental treatment under general anaesthesia for adults with disabilities

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  • This paper provides a cost estimate for the provision of comprehensive dental treatment under general anaesthesia for adults with disabilities.

  • This paper used a mixed method costing analysis to account for hospital and dental costs.

  • This paper confirms that dental general anaesthesia for adults with disabilities is an expensive treatment modality.

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The authors thank Professor Charles Normand for his economic advice in the planning of this project.

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McGeown, D., Stapleton, S. & Nunn, J. A cost analysis estimation of a single episode of comprehensive dental treatment under general anaesthesia for adults with disabilities. Br Dent J 224, 442–446 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.124

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