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Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology in Australia

Technical papers

Four technical papers have been published with the Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology in Australia research report on 20 September 2005.

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Contents


Technical Paper 1   Modelling the aggregate impact of medical technology on expenditure
1.1   The residual approach
1.2   The direct approach
References

Technical Paper 2   Estimating individual technology expenditure impacts
2.1   Methodology
2.2   Statins
2.3   SSRIs
2.4   Phaco technique for cataract surgery
2.5   Long-acting beta-2 agonists
2.6   Summing up
References

Technical Paper 3   Future expenditure impacts of medical technology
3.1   Insulin sensitisation drugs for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
3.2   Implantable atrial defibrillators for control of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention
3.3   Robotic-assisted surgery for prostate cancer
3.4   Vaccine for treatment of established Alzheimer’s disease
Summing up
References

Technical Paper 4   Distributional Data
4.1   Separation rates by age and sex
4.2   Separation rates by remoteness area
4.3   Separations by patient funding status
4.4   Separation rates by Indigenous status