11. Appraising Economic Evaluations

  1. Carl Heneghan1 and
  2. Douglas Badenoch2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750605.ch11

Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit, Second Edition

Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit, Second Edition

How to Cite

Heneghan, C. and Badenoch, D. (eds) (2006) Appraising Economic Evaluations, in Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750605.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Evidence-based Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF

  2. 2

    Minervation Ltd, 7200 The Quorum, Oxford Business Park North, Oxford, OX4 2JZ

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918413

Online ISBN: 9780470750605



  • qualitative studies;
  • documents;
  • consensus;
  • clinical problem;
  • perspective


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Are your patients similar to those of the study?

  • How much of the study effect can you expect for your patient(s)?

  • Is the intervention realistic in your setting?

  • Does the comparison intervention reflect your current practice?

  • What alternatives are available?

  • Are the outcomes appropriate to your patient?