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Evidence synthesis to inform model-based cost-effectiveness evaluations of diagnostic tests: A methodological review of Health Technology Assessments

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Evaluations of diagnostic tests are challenging because of the indirect nature of their impact on patient outcomes. Model-based health economic evaluations of tests allow different types of evidence from various sources to be incorporated and enable cost-effectiveness estimates to be made beyond the duration of available study data. To parameterize a health-economic model fully, all the ways a test impacts on patient health must be quantified, including but not limited to diag...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12874-017-0331-7

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medical Research Methodology Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
56
Publication date:
2017-04-14
Acceptance date:
2017-03-02
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1471-2288
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pubs:687165
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uri:42ed2d09-f1a8-4b44-ad0b-4cdeb8c9657b
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56

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