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Elementary Economic Evaluation in Health Care
by Tom Jefferson, Vittorio Demicheli and Miranda Mugford

With the contentious issues of purchasing and providing 
dominating the organisation of health services, economic evaluation 
has come of age in medicine. Now doctors, nurses, managers - all 
charged with the responsibility of delivering optimum care in the 
most efficient way - must have an understanding of economic 
evaluation and be able to practice it.

This book provides a basic introduction to the subject. Written in 
layman's language and with case histories to illustrate the different 
methods it succeeds in explaining both the principles and how to use 

Chapters include:

- The basis of economic evaluation
- Cost of illness studies
- Cost minimisation analysis
- Cost effectiveness analysis
- Cost utility analysis
- Cost benefit analysis
- Current issues (including BMJ peer review guidelines and secondary

With additional helpful checklists, flow diagrams and appendices on 
cost methodology, forms of economic appraisal and health care decision
analysis, this is truly a comprehensive guide to getting started in 
economic evaluation for health care workers.

ISBN 0-7279-1074-4
UK PRICE 14.95 Pounds Sterling

For further information on Elementary Economic Evaluation in Health care
Diana Katz, BMJ Publishing Group, BMA House, 
Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, UK. 
Tel. +44-171-383-6541
Fax  +44-171-383-6661
e-mail: 101776,
Tom Jefferson

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