Intervention Review

Pharmaceutical policies: effects of cap and co-payment on rational drug use

  1. Astrid Austvoll-Dahlgren1,*,
  2. Morten Aaserud2,
  3. Gunn Elisabeth Vist3,
  4. Craig Ramsay4,
  5. Andrew D Oxman1,
  6. Heidrun Sturm5,
  7. Jan Peter Kösters6,
  8. Åsa Vernby7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 2 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007017

How to Cite

Austvoll-Dahlgren A, Aaserud M, Vist GE, Ramsay C, Oxman AD, Sturm H, Kösters JP, Vernby Å. Pharmaceutical policies: effects of cap and co-payment on rational drug use. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007017. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007017.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    Norwegian Medicines Agency, Statens legemiddelverk, Oslo, Norway

  3. 3

    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Oslo, Norway

  4. 4

    University of Aberdeen, Health Services Research Unit, Division of Applied Health Sciences, Aberdeen, UK

  5. 5

    University Medical Center Tübingen, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tübingen, Germany

  6. 6

    Rigshospitalet, Dept. 7112, Nordic Cochrane Centre, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark

  7. 7

    Division of International Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden

*Astrid Austvoll-Dahlgren, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Postboks 7004 St. Olavsplass, Oslo, 0130, Norway.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008


Options for accessing this content:

  • If you have access to this content through a society membership, please first log in to your society website.
  • Login via other institutional login options
  • You can purchase online access to this Article for a 24-hour period (price varies by title)
    • If you already have a Wiley Online Library or Wiley InterScience user account: login above and proceed to purchase the article.
    • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.

Type your institution's name in the box below. If your institution is a Wiley customer, it will appear in the list of suggested institutions and you will be able to log in to access content. Some users may also log in directly via OpenAthens.

Please note that there are currently a number of duplicate entries in the list of institutions. We are actively working on fixing this issue and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Please register to:

  • Save publications, articles and searches
  • Get email alerts
  • Get all the benefits mentioned below!

Register now >

Patient Access

Patients and/or caregivers may access this content for use in relation to their own personal healthcare or that of a family member only. Terms and conditions will apply.