Bibliographic details

Freudenberg S, Nyonde M, Mkony C, Bay F, Wilhelm T, Post S.  Fishing line suture: cost-saving alternative for atraumatic intracutaneous skin closure. Randomized clinical trial in Rwanda. World Journal of Surgery 2004; 28(4): 421-424


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Adult; Analysis of Variance; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Dermatologic Surgical Procedures; Female; Humans; Male; Nylons; Private Sector; Rwanda; Skin /injuries; Sutures /economics /standards; Treatment Outcome