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Table 1 Costs included in the economic evaluation

From: Internal plate fixation versus plaster in displaced complete articular distal radius fractures, a randomised controlled trial

Direct health care costs  
Closed Reduction and Plaster immobilisation  
Open reduction and internal fixation  
Follow-up visits medical specialist  
Additional visits to health care professional  
Prescribed medication  
Professional home care  
Treatment and follow up of complications  
Physical therapy  
Direct non-health care 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)  
Absenteeism from unpaid labour