Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare

Paperback | November 21, 2010

byAlistair M. Gray, Philip M. Clarke, Jane Wolstenholme

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The third volume in the Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation series, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive set of instructions and examples of how to perform an economic evaluation of a health intervention. It focuses solely on cost-effectiveness analysis in health care. Thebook is developed out of the Advanced Methods in Economic Evaluation course taught at the University of Oxford, and the four main sections mirror the four principal components of the course: Outcomes, Costs, Modelling using decision trees and Markov models, and Presenting cost-effectiveness results.ABOUT THE SERIESSeries editors Alastair Gray and Andrew BriggsEconomic evaluation of health intervention is a growing specialist field, and this series of practical handbooks tackles, in depth, topics superficially addressed in more general economics books. Each volume includes illustrative material, case histories and worked examples to encourage the readerto apply the methods discussed, with supporting material provided online. The series is for health economists in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and the health sector, those on advanced health economics courses, and health researchers in associated fields.

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The third volume in the Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation series, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive set of instructions and examples of how to perform an economic evaluation of a health intervention. It focuses solely on cost-effectiveness analysis in health care. Thebook is developed out of the Advanced Methods ...

Alastair Gray was appointed Director of the Health Economics Research Centre, Division of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford, in October 1996, and became Professor of Health Economics in 2002. He has previously held appointments at the University of Aberdeen (where he completed his PhD), the Open University (where he...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:November 21, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199227284

ISBN - 13:9780199227280

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Economic evaluation in health care3. Life tables and extrapolation4. Modelling outcomes using patient level data5. Measuring, valuing and analysing health outcomes6. Defining, measuring and valuing costs7. Analysing costs8. Decision analytic modelling for health care economic evaluation: modelling using decision trees9. Decision analytic modelling for health care economic evaluation: modelling using Markov models10. Representing uncertainty in health economic decision analytic models11. Presenting cost-effectiveness results12. Summing up and future directions