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Cost-effectiveness analyses alongside randomised clinical trials.

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BACKGROUND: Many health economists increasingly advocate the use of model-based evaluations rather than trial-based evaluations. PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to review the merits and limitations of RCT-based evaluations of cost-effectiveness. RESULTS: The paper draws on the examples of large studies such as the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study and the Heart Protection Study to suggest that large randomised trials offer a number of advantages to health economists wishing to ...

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10.1177/1740774506073108

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical trials (London, England)
Volume:
3
Issue:
6
Pages:
538-542
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1740-7753
ISSN:
1740-7745
URN:
uuid:7a6ee7ac-198b-4c1e-90e2-af3dae41c645
Source identifiers:
162805
Local pid:
pubs:162805

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