Economic Evaluation in Health Care: merging theory with practice

Paperback | November 1, 2001

EditorMichael Drummond, Alistair McGuire

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To accompany the hugely sccessful 'Methods for Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes 2e', this book is a thorough and rigorous discussion of the methodological principles and recent advances in the rapidly advancing field of theory and practice of economic evaluation in health care.Written by an internationally acclaimed group of authors, the book provides an in-depth discussion of the latest theoretical advances and gives comprehensive reviews of the available literature. The book covers the main areas of economic evaluation, including the methods for measuring costs andoutcomes, the collection of data alongside clinical studies, ways of handling uncertainty, discounting and issues relating to the transferability of economic data.

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To accompany the hugely sccessful 'Methods for Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes 2e', this book is a thorough and rigorous discussion of the methodological principles and recent advances in the rapidly advancing field of theory and practice of economic evaluation in health care.Written by an internationally acclaimed group...

Michael Drummond is Director and Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. Alistair McGuire is Professor of Health Economics, City University, London.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192631764

ISBN - 13:9780192631763

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Table of Contents

1. McGuire: Theoretical concepts in the economic evaluation of health care2. Tsuchiya and Williams: Welfare economics and economic evaluation3. Dolan: Output measures and valuation in health4. Brower, Rutten and Koopmanschap: Costing in economic evaluation5. Schulper: The role and estimation of productivity costs in economic evaluation6. Glick, Polsky and Schulman: Trial-based economic evaluations: an overview of design and analysis7. Kuntz and Weinstein: Modelling in economic evaluation8. Briggs: Handling uncertainty in economic evaluation9. Heyse, Cook and Carides: Statistical considerations in analyzing health care resource utilisation and cost data10. Cairns: Discounting in economic evaluation11. Drummond and Pang: Transferability of economic evaluation results