HINTS: write down the resources identified: (e.g. nurses' time, physician visits, medication, etc)
- Were these all the important resources? (Remember the perspective being taken.)
What units of these resources were used, were these measured appropriately? Appropriate units may be minutes or hours of nursing time, number of physician visits, doses or medication required?
- Are the values realistic? e.g. cost of an hour or nurses' time
- How have they been derived?
Where to look for information...
This information is usually found in the results section and is often given in a table.
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