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Table 2 Costs used in the economic evaluation

From: Costs of shoulder pain and resource use in primary health care: a cost-of-illness study in Sweden

Costs (Euros*)
Direct healthcare costs (per visit)
   General practitioner (25 min) 107
   Physiotherapist (60 min) 50
   x-ray, shoulder 65
   Ultrasonography, shoulder 124
   Medicine Prices July 2009
   Orthopaedic specialist 335
   MRI 308
   Shoulder surgery, uncomplicated, ambulatory care 2420
Indirect costs
   Sick leave from paid work (human cost method) per day 205
  1. *1 Euro = 10.62 SEK. Average values in 2009, http://www.riksbank.se (Swedish National Bank)