Chapter 7. Searching for Evidence for Cost-Effectiveness Decisions

  1. Ian Shemilt Senior Research Associate3,
  2. Miranda Mugford Professor3,
  3. Luke Vale Professor4,
  4. Kevin Marsh Head5 and
  5. Cam Donaldson Yunus Chair NIHR Senior Investigator6
  1. Julie Glanville Project Director1 and
  2. Suzy Paisley Senior Research Fellow2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320398.ch7

Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Glanville, J. and Paisley, S. (2010) Searching for Evidence for Cost-Effectiveness Decisions, in Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition (eds I. Shemilt, M. Mugford, L. Vale, K. Marsh and C. Donaldson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320398.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

  2. 4

    Health Economics Research Unit and Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

  3. 5

    The Matrix Knowledge Group, London, UK

  4. 6

    Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, York, UK

  2. 2

    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191531

Online ISBN: 9781444320398

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • searching for evidence for cost-effectiveness decisions;
  • approaches to searching for economic evaluations;
  • economic evaluations - reviews;
  • published and unpublished economic studies - identifying and assessing;
  • Identifying evidence to inform development of decision models;
  • defining scope of relevant evidence;
  • Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions describing eligibility criteria;
  • implications for approach to searching

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reviews of economic evaluations

  • Identifying evidence to inform the development of decision models

  • Conclusion

  • References