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Economic evidence

Shemilt, Ian, Aluko, Patricia, Graybill, Erin, Craig, Dawn, Henderson, Catherine, Drummond, Michael, Wilson, Edward CF, Robalino, Shannon and Vale, Luke (2019) Economic evidence. In: Higgins, Julian and Thomas, James, (eds.) Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Review of Interventions. Cochrane Collaboration, London, UK. ISBN 9781119536628

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Abstract

Economics is the study of the optimal allocation of limited resources for the production of benefit to society and is therefore relevant to any healthcare decision. Optimal decisions also require best evidence on cost-effectiveness.This chapter describes methods for incorporating an economics view on the review question and evidence into Cochrane Reviews.Incorporating an economics view on the review question and evidence into Cochrane Reviews can enhance their usefulness and applicability for healthcare decision-making and new economic analyses.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: https://training.cochrane.org/handbook
Additional Information: © 2019 The Cochrane Collaboration
Divisions: Personal Social Services Research Unit
LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 10:36
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2019 00:29
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/102083

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