Table 92Data and assumptions: unit costs

Base caseLowHighSource
c1Dietitian time (£ per min)£ 0.57£ 0.20£ 0.62Curtis and Netten (2004)72
c2Ward nurse time (£ per min)£ 0.35£ 0.20£ 0.62Curtis and Netten (2004)72
c3Oral nutritional supplement (retail price)£ 0.20£ 0.20£ 1.54Elia et al (2005)91, BNF (2004)171
c4ETF (per day)£ 5.87£ 1.50£ 11.61BAPEN report91, Kennedy and Nightingale182, J Prickett - unpublished data
c5Residential care (per day) LA£ 92.14£ 48.71£ 166.00Curtis and Netten (2004)72
c6Screening - average fixed costs (training)£ 2.08£ -£ 58.39Assumed - expert opinion – See Table 91
c7Complication cost£ 1,693.00£ 699.00£ 2,090.00NHS Reference costs 2004250 – HRG=S19 (n=3750 finished consultant episodes)

From: Appendix Five, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Malnutrition Screening

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