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Cost-effectiveness analysis of use of a polypill versus usual care or best practice for primary prevention in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease

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Clinical trials suggest that use of fixed-dose combination therapy ('polypills') can improve adherence to medication and control of risk factors of people at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared to usual care, but cost-effectiveness is unknown.To determine whether a polypill is cost-effective compared to usual care and optimal guideline-recommended treatment for primary prevention in people already on statins and/or blood pressure lowering therapy.A Markov model was developed to...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0182625

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
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Programme Grants for Applied Research programme (grant number: RP-PG-0606-1153
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
9
Article number:
e0182625
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-07-21
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
28873416
Language:
English
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pubs:725865
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uuid:f363adc9-f728-49f2-b2ef-6a5445a4c27e
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725865
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2017-09-12

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