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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)