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Letters Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Is screening cost effective?

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 28 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3040
  1. Eon H McLaren, retired consultant physician1
  1. 1Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow G21 3UW
  1. handsmclaren{at}

    The cost effectiveness of an intervention (especially in those aged 65 and over who are subject to the multiple effects of ageing on survival) should be determined by its effect on the overall survival of the intervention group compared with that …

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