Table 13.1Unit costs for model to compare cost effectiveness of different diagnostic strategies for identifying morbidly adherent placenta

ItemValueSourceNotes
Ultrasound£55NHS Reference Costs 2009-10Outpatient

Currency code RA23Z

Scan < 20 minutes
MRI£175NHS Reference Costs 2009-10Outpatient

Currency code RA01Z
Being prepared£800http://www​.hta.ac.uk/fullmono/mon1044​.pdfUnit of blood £111.16 × 4

Matching £23.24
Curtis 20092 hours of anaesthetist's time

£332 Based on medical consultant and including qualification costs
‘adverse outcome’£0n/aCan be varied as part of a ‘what-if’ analysis

MRI magnetic resonance imaging

From: 13, Health economics

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