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Socioeconomic burden of psoriatic arthritis in Hong Kong: direct and indirect costs and the influence of disease pattern.

Authors
  • Zhu, Tracy Y
  • Tam, Lai-Shan
  • Leung, Ying-Ying
  • Kwok, Lai-Wa
  • Wong, Kong-Chiu
  • Yu, Tracy
  • Kun, Emily W
  • Li, Edmund K
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of rheumatology
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2010
Volume
37
Issue
6
Pages
1214–1220
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.090988
PMID: 20360186
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PsA imposes substantial economic burden. Pain and function are significantly associated with costs. Improvements in treatments to reduce pain and restore function are likely to reduce the costs incurred by these patients.

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