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Table 1 Key Unit Costs to Value Resource Use During Trial (2016 Canadian Dollars)

From: Management of Persistent Epistaxis Using Floseal Hemostatic Matrix vs. traditional nasal packing: a prospective randomized control trial

  Resource Unit Unit Cost
(2016 Canadian Dollars)
Acute care Physician Consult Fixed 78.21 AHS Medical Benefits Procedure List(Version April 1st, 2016)
Physician procedure (control of epistaxis) Fixed 125.00
Surgical ward Day 994.0 AHS Financial Fiscal 2016
Medical ward Day 1164
Merocel® Each 28.50 OR Bulk price
Vaseline gauze Each 8.50
Rapid rhino® Each 180.00
Floseal® Per 5 mL 326.83
Convalescence and Follow-up Salinex Per mL 0.15 Alberta BlueCross Drug Price List (Version 2016)
Polysporin Per 28.3 g tube 2.94
Oral cephalexin 250 mg tablet Per tablet 0.40
Oral clindamycin 300 mg tablet Per tablet 0.44
Physician follow-up Fixed 39.14 AHS Medical Benefits Procedure List (Version April 1st, 2016)
Productivity Costs Wages lost Per day 405.79 Government of Canada 2016 Census data