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Coronary heart disease prevention: insights from modelling incremental cost effectiveness

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 22 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:209

Our complex ELPS (electronic long, paper short) system got the better of us in this paper by Tom Marshall (BMJ 2003;327:1264-7). In the full ( version, the figure shows the average cost effectiveness of preventive treatments based on a patient at 10% risk [not 10.5% risk, as stated in the caption] of a coronary event over five years. The value was correct in the abridged version (both in print and on


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