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Table C.11Cost and QALY gain of each strategy

StrategyQALYCostIncremental QALYIncremental cost
Hearing aids0£7520£752
Do nothing0£1870−£565
Ventilation tubes plus adenoidectomy0.024£1,3540.024£1,157
Ventilation tubes0.064£1,2080.040−£147

From: Appendix C, Economic evaluation of alternative management strategies for OME in children

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Surgical Management of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 60.
National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2008 Feb.
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