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Table 1 Costs included in the economic evaluation

From: Operative Treatment of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures With versus Without Arthroscopy: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Direct healthcare costs

 Open reduction and internal fixation

 Additional cost of wrist arthroscopy

 Follow-up visits medical specialist

 Additional visits to healthcare professional

 Prescribed medication

 Professional home care

 Treatment and follow-up of complications

 Physical therapy

Direct non-healthcare costs

 Travel expenses to and from the hospital

 Over the counter medication

 Care provided by family or paid help

 Assistive devices

Indirect costs

 Absenteeism from paid labour (per day)