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Health Economics: An Introduction to Economic Evaluation; Elementary Economic Evaluation in Health Care

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7098.1916a (Published 28 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1916
  1. Fiona Bradley, general practitioner
  1. Ballymun, Dublin, and lecturer in department of community health and general practice, Trinity College, Dublin

    Health Economics: An Introduction to Economic Evaluation

    Gisela Kobelt Office of Health Economics, £2, pp 36

    Elementary Economic Evaluation in Health Care

    Tom Jefferson, Vittorio Demicheli, Miranda Mugford BMJ Publishing, £14.95, pp 118 ISBN 0 7279 1074 4

    For me, health economics has been one of those subjects a bit like statistics–worthy and important but not immediately gripping and often shrouded in unintelligible jargon. However, recent emphasis on purchasing and providing in the organisation of health care, the debate about rationing in the health services, and the increasing importance of economic evaluation in research have highlighted the need for understanding and using …

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