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  1. Content type: Research

    There are limited data describing the cost-effectiveness of brief interventions for substance use in resource-poor settings. Using a patient and provider perspective, this study investigates the cost-effective...

    Authors: Rebecca Dwommoh, Katherine Sorsdahl, Bronwyn Myers, Kwaku Poku Asante, Tracey Naledi, Dan J. Stein and Susan Cleary

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:24

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  2. Content type: Methodology

    Translating prognostic and diagnostic biomarker candidates into clinical applications takes time, is very costly, and many candidates fail. It is therefore crucial to be able to select those biomarker candidat...

    Authors: Gimon de Graaf, Douwe Postmus, Jan Westerink and Erik Buskens

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:23

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  3. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have showed that the early diagnosis of threatened preterm labor decreases neonatal morbidity and mortality, avoids maternal morbidity induced by antepartum bed rest and unnecessary treatment,...

    Authors: Thomas Desplanches, Catherine Lejeune, Jonathan Cottenet, Paul Sagot and Catherine Quantin

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:21

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  4. Content type: Review

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of deaths globally, with greatest premature mortality in the low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Many of these countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa...

    Authors: Leopold Ndemnge Aminde, Noah Fongwen Takah, Belen Zapata-Diomedi and J. Lennert Veerman

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:22

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  5. Content type: Research

    Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide and is associated with high mortality when detected at a later stage. There is a paucity of studies from low and middle income countries to support...

    Authors: Nelya Melnitchouk, Djøra I. Soeteman, Jennifer S. Davids, Adam Fields, Joshua Cohen, Farzad Noubary, Andrey Lukashenko, Olena O. Kolesnik and Karen M. Freund

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:20

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  6. Content type: Methodology

    Health-care utilities differ considerably from country to country. Our objective was to examine the association of cultural values based on Hofstede’s cultural dimensions’ theory with utility values that were ...

    Authors: Jörg Mahlich, Piyameth Dilokthornsakul, Rosarin Sruamsiri and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:19

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  7. Content type: Review

    Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is frequently used as an input for guiding priority setting in health. However, CEA seldom incorporates information about trade-offs between total health gains and equity impa...

    Authors: Marie-Anne Boujaoude, Andrew J. Mirelman, Kim Dalziel and Natalie Carvalho

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:18

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  8. Content type: Research

    Cost-effectiveness of once-daily umeclidinium bromide (UMEC) was compared with once-daily tiotropium (TIO) and once-daily glycopyrronium (GLY) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from...

    Authors: Dhvani Shah, Maurice Driessen, Nancy Risebrough, Timothy Baker, Ian Naya, Andrew Briggs and Afisi S. Ismaila

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:17

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  9. Content type: Review

    In the light of demographic developments health promotion interventions for older people are gaining importance. In addition to methodological challenges arising from the economic evaluation of health promotio...

    Authors: Kai Huter, Katarzyna Dubas-Jakóbczyk, Ewa Kocot, Katarzyna Kissimova-Skarbek and Heinz Rothgang

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:14

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  10. Content type: Research

    Fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (fEVAR) is a new approach for complex abdominal aortic aneurysms, limited to a few specialist centers, with limited evidence base. We developed a cost-effectiveness dec...

    Authors: Oriana Ciani, David Epstein, Claire Rothery, Rod S. Taylor and Mark Sculpher

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:15

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  11. Content type: Research

    This study assessed the costs and cost-efficiency of a mobile cash transfer implemented in Tapoa Province, Burkina Faso in the MAM’Out randomized controlled trial from June 2013 to December 2014, using mixed m...

    Authors: Chloe Puett, Cécile Salpéteur, Freddy Houngbe, Karen Martínez, Dieynaba S. N’Diaye and Audrey Tonguet-Papucci

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:13

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  12. Content type: Research

    This study aims to assess the cost-effectiveness of early physician consultation and guideline-based intervention to prevent endometriosis and/or disease progression using oral contraceptive (OC) and progestin...

    Authors: Ichiro Arakawa, Mikio Momoeda, Yutaka Osuga, Ikuko Ota and Kaori Koga

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:12

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  13. Content type: Research

    Human resources are consistently cited as a leading contributor to health care costs; however the availability of internationally comparable data on health worker earnings for all countries is a challenge for ...

    Authors: Juliana Serje, Melanie Y. Bertram, Callum Brindley and Jeremy A. Lauer

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:10

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  14. Content type: Research

    The objective of this work is to estimate the financial impact of increasing the monitoring period for breast cancer, which is financed by the Sistema de Protección Social en Salud (SPSS—Social Protection Syst...

    Authors: Román Rodríguez-Aguilar, José Antonio Marmolejo-Saucedo and Sonia Tavera-Martínez

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:9

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  15. Content type: Research

    High pharmaceutical expenditure is one of the main concerns for policymakers worldwide. In Colombia, a middle-income country, outpatient prescription represents over 10% of total health expenditure in the mand...

    Authors: Sergio I. Prada, Victoria E. Soto, Tatiana S. Andia, Claudia P. Vaca, Álvaro A. Morales, Sergio R. Márquez and Alejandro Gaviria

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:8

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    Many economic evaluations ignore economies of scale in their cost estimation, which means that cost parameters are assumed to have a linear relationship with the level of production. Economies of scale is the ...

    Authors: Thanthima Suwanthawornkul, Naiyana Praditsitthikorn, Wantanee Kulpeng, Manuel Alexander Haasis, Anna Melissa Guerrero and Yot Teerawattananon

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:7

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  17. Content type: Research

    In Korea, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection accounts for approximately 65–75% of HBV-related diseases, such as chronic hepatitis and liver cancer, and mother-to-child transmission is presumed to be a major sou...

    Authors: Donghoon Lee, Hyun-Young Shin and Sang Min Park

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:6

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  18. Content type: Research

    All health care systems in the world struggle with rising costs for drugs. We sought to explore factors impacting on prescribing costs in a nationwide database of ambulatory care in Germany. Factors identified...

    Authors: O. Hirsch, M. Schulz, M. Erhart and N. Donner-Banzhoff

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:5

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  19. Content type: Research

    Use of malaria rapid diagnostic test (mRDT) enhances patient management and reduces costs associated with the inappropriate use of antimalarials. Despite its proven clinical effectiveness, mRDT is not readily ...

    Authors: Theresa Tawiah, Keziah Malam, Anthony Kwarteng, Constance Bart-Plange, Lawrence Febir, Vivian Aubyn, Konrad Obermann, Seth Owusu-Agyei and Kwaku Poku Asante

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:4

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  20. Content type: Research

    A significant minority of asthma patients remain uncontrolled despite the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting beta-agonists (LABA). A number of add-on therapies, including monoclonal antibodie...

    Authors: Zafar Zafari, Mohsen Sadatsafavi and J. Mark FitzGerald

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:3

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  21. Content type: Review

    Due to its epidemiological relevance, several studies have been performed to assess the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic tests and treatments in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients.

    Authors: Annamaria Guglielmo, Nicoletta Staropoli, Monica Giancotti and Marianna Mauro

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:2

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  22. Content type: Research

    The overuse of antibiotics has been identified as a major challenge in regard to the rational prescription of medicines in low and middle income countries. Extensive studies on the effectiveness of persuasive ...

    Authors: Yuqing Tang, Chaojie Liu, Zinan Zhang and Xinping Zhang

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018 16:1

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  23. Content type: Research

    To date no one has examined the quality of life and direct costs of care in treating early stage breast cancer with adjunct intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) versus external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)...

    Authors: Rakesh Patel, Olga Ivanov and Jeff Voigt

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2017 15:22

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