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Is stratification testing for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations cost-effective in primary care? An early cost-utility analysis

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Objectives: Patients with COPD who experience acute exacerbations usually require treatment with oral steroids or antibiotics, depending on the aetiology of the exacerbation. Current management is based on clinician’s assessment and judgement, which lacks diagnostic accuracy and results in overtreatment. A test to guide these decisions in primary care is in development. We developed an early decision model to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of this treatment stratification te... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0266462318003707

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
116-125
Publication date:
2019-03-04
Acceptance date:
2018-12-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-6348
ISSN:
0266-4623
Pubs id:
pubs:952209
URN:
uri:4edb993b-f0f5-41b7-ac8e-825a5167e4f8
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uuid:4edb993b-f0f5-41b7-ac8e-825a5167e4f8
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