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the Economic Analyses of Drug Therapy
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After each main question, other questions have been added in smaller font to help guide your answers.
Overall Study Question: What were the objectives, the patient population, the outcome variables, and the interventions tested in this economic evaluation?
Are the Results of the Study Valid?
1. Did the analysis provide a full economic comparison of health
care stragegies? Costs and outcomes for each strategy? Whose viewpoint?
2. Were the costs and outcomes properly measured and valued? Clinical effectiveness established? Costs measured accurately? Data on costs and outcomes appropriately integrated?
3. Was appropriate allowance made for uncertainties in the analysis? Sensitivity analysis?Statistical significance?
4. Are estimates of costs and outcomes related to the baseline risk in the treatment population? Sub-group analyses by risk?
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Last updated: March 27, 2000