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An introduction to economic analysis in medicine - the basics of methodology and chosen terms. Examples of results of evaluation in nuclear medicine

Bogna Brockhuis, Piotr Lass, Piotr Popowski, Justyna Scheffler
Nucl. Med. Rev 2002;5(1):55-59.

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Vol 5, No 1 (2002)
Reviews
Published online: 2002-01-17
Submitted: 2012-01-23

Abstract

This article overviews the basic terms and methodology approaches in economic analysis in medicine: cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and costminimisation analysis. Particular emphasis is put on nuclear medicine economic evaluation, e.g. FDG - PET studies, sestamibi breast cancer imaging and radioiodine therapy of hyperthyroidism.

Abstract

This article overviews the basic terms and methodology approaches in economic analysis in medicine: cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and costminimisation analysis. Particular emphasis is put on nuclear medicine economic evaluation, e.g. FDG - PET studies, sestamibi breast cancer imaging and radioiodine therapy of hyperthyroidism.
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Keywords

economic analysis; cost-benefit analysis; nuclear medicine

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Title

An introduction to economic analysis in medicine - the basics of methodology and chosen terms. Examples of results of evaluation in nuclear medicine

Journal

Nuclear Medicine Review

Issue

Vol 5, No 1 (2002)

Pages

55-59

Published online

2002-01-17

Bibliographic record

Nucl. Med. Rev 2002;5(1):55-59.

Keywords

economic analysis
cost-benefit analysis
nuclear medicine

Authors

Bogna Brockhuis
Piotr Lass
Piotr Popowski
Justyna Scheffler

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