Table 2: Benefits using the fast tract protocol.

Minimal Benifits

 

 

 

Reduced hours of home

P × R

34.800 × €3734.19

€129.949.6380

Reduced use of dressing materials

P × D

34.800 × €75.4

€2.623.920

Decrease of unnecessary referrals to the hospital

€ 140 × per 1000 inhabitants

€140 × 17400

€2.436.000

Total

 

 

€135.009.558

P: Incidence chronic wounds in the Dutch population, using the fast track protocol (2 per 1.000 patients); R: Average of reduced hours of home care; D: Average of reduced use of dressing materials.