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Economic evaluation. Part 1: Introduction to the concepts of economic evaluation in health care.

Abstract:

By outlining the concepts of scarcity, choice, opportunity cost and benefit assessment, and giving examples in the area of family planning and reproductive health care where relevant, this article has provided an introduction to the issues surrounding economic evaluation in health care. This article has also introduced the alternative benefit measures used in economic evaluation in addition to briefly considering their relevance to the area of family planning and reproductive health care. The...

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10.1783/147118906776276549

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
The journal of family planning and reproductive health care / Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
107-112
Publication date:
2006-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2045-2098
ISSN:
1471-1893
URN:
uuid:2ab31c6a-399d-4960-ba1f-dc55ddf8f2e7
Source identifiers:
162414
Local pid:
pubs:162414

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