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  1. Panic disorder affects many people, is associated with a formidable disease burden, and imposes costs on society. The annual influx of new cases of panic disorder is substantial. From the public health perspec...

    Authors: Filip Smit, Godelief Willemse, Peter Meulenbeek, Marc Koopmanschap, Anton van Balkom, Philip Spinhoven and Pim Cuijpers

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  2. There is a large body of literature evaluating the impact of various nutrients of eggs and their dietary cholesterol content on health conditions. There is also literature on the costs of each condition associ...

    Authors: Jordana K Schmier, Leila M Barraj and Nga L Tran

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  3. Malaria in Zambia accounts for about 4 million clinical cases and 8 000 deaths annually. Artemether-lumefantrine (ACT), a relatively expensive drug, is being used as first line treatment of uncomplicated malar...

    Authors: Pascalina Chanda, Marianela Castillo-Riquelme and Felix Masiye

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Schizophrenia is often a persistent and costly illness that requires continued treatment with antipsychotics. Differences among antipsychotics on efficacy, safety, tolerability, adherence, and cost have cost-e...

    Authors: Nicolas M Furiak, Haya Ascher-Svanum, Robert W Klein, Lee J Smolen, Anthony H Lawson, Robert R Conley and Steven D Culler

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. Knowledge of treatment cost is essential in assessing cost effectiveness in healthcare. Evidence of the potential impact of implementing available interventions against childhood illnesses in developing countr...

    Authors: Philip Ayieko, Angela O Akumu, Ulla K Griffiths and Mike English

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. Children aged under five years with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in Africa and Asia have high mortality rates without effective treatment. Primary care-based treatment of SAM can have good outcomes but its ...

    Authors: Max O Bachmann

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  7. Communicable diseases are the leading causes of illness, deaths, and disability in sub-Saharan Africa. To address these threats, countries within the World Health Organization (WHO) African region adopted a re...

    Authors: Zana C Somda, Martin I Meltzer, Helen N Perry, Nancy E Messonnier, Usman Abdulmumini, Goitom Mebrahtu, Massambou Sacko, Kandioura Touré, Salimata Ouédraogo Ki, Tuoyo Okorosobo, Wondimagegnehu Alemu and Idrissa Sow

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  8. A great deal of international attention has been focussed recently on how much additional funding is required to scale up health interventions to meet global targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (M...

    Authors: Taghreed Adam, Steeve Ebener, Benjamin Johns and David B Evans

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:22

    Content type: Research

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  9. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the main causes of disability worldwide, especially in persons >55 years of age. Currently, controversy remains about the best therapeutic alternative for this disease when evalua...

    Authors: Iris Contreras-Hernández, Joaquín F Mould-Quevedo, Rubén Torres-González, María Victoria Goycochea-Robles, Reyna Lizette Pacheco-Domínguez, Sergio Sánchez-García, Juan Manuel Mejía-Aranguré and Juan Garduño-Espinosa

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  10. Two TB control strategies appropriate for South Asia (a community-based DOTS [CBD] strategy and a family-based DOTS [FBD] strategy) have been shown to be effective in Nepal in meeting the global target for the...

    Authors: Tolib N Mirzoev, Sushil C Baral, Deepak K Karki, Andrew T Green and James N Newell

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  11. This paper aims to provide a critical and systematic review of the societal costs of air pollution-related ill health (CAP), to explore methodological issues that may be important when assessing or comparing C...

    Authors: Tanjima Pervin, Ulf-G Gerdtham and Carl Hampus Lyttkens

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:19

    Content type: Review

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  12. Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in Vietnam. The purpose of this study is to estimate the costs, in the first year post-injury, of non-fatal traumatic brain injury (...

    Authors: Hanh TM Hoang, Tran L Pham, Thuy TN Vo, Phuong K Nguyen, Christopher M Doran and Peter S Hill

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  13. The inequity caused by health financing in Vietnam, which mainly relies on out-of-pocket payments, has put pre-payment reform high on the political agenda. This paper reports on a study of the willingness to p...

    Authors: Curt Lofgren, Nguyen X Thanh, Nguyen TK Chuc, Anders Emmelin and Lars Lindholm

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  14. This study aimed at providing information for priority setting in the health care sector of Zimbabwe as well as assessing the efficiency of resource use. A general approach proposed by the World Bank involving...

    Authors: Kristian Schultz Hansen and Glyn Chapman

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  15. Decisions regarding the allocation of available resources are a source of growing dissatisfaction for healthcare decision-makers. This dissatisfaction has led to increased interest in research on evidence-base...

    Authors: Francois Dionne, Craig Mitton, Neale Smith and Cam Donaldson

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  16. Elderly injuries are a recognized public health concern and are due to two factors; osteoporosis and accidental falls. Several osteoporosis pharmaceuticals are considered cost-effective, but intervention progr...

    Authors: Pia Johansson, Siv Sadigh, Per Tillgren and Clas Rehnberg

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  17. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention programs can mitigate the health and economic burden of STIs. A tool to estimate the economic benefits of STI programs could prove useful to STI program personnel.

    Authors: Harrell W Chesson, Dayne Collins and Kathryn Koski

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  18. A number of recent findings imply that the value of a life saved, life-year (LY) saved or quality-adjusted life year (QALY) saved varies depending on the characteristics of the life, LY or QALY under considera...

    Authors: Duncan Mortimer and Leonie Segal

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  19. HIV/AIDS resource allocation decisions are influenced by political, social, ethical and other factors that are difficult to quantify. Consequently, quantitative models of HIV/AIDS resource allocation have had ...

    Authors: Arielle Lasry, Michael W Carter and Gregory S Zaric

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:7

    Content type: Research

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  20. We assessed the cost-effectiveness of adding a quadrivalent (6/11/16/18) human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to the current screening programme in the UK compared to screening alone.

    Authors: Shalini L Kulasingam, Steve Benard, Ruanne V Barnabas, Nathalie Largeron and Evan R Myers

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  21. We determined direct medical costs, overhead costs, societal costs, and personnel requirements for the provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) to patients with AIDS in Haiti.

    Authors: Serena P Koenig, Cynthia Riviere, Paul Leger, Patrice Severe, Sidney Atwood, Daniel W Fitzgerald, Jean W Pape and Bruce R Schackman

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  22. In the face of the dual TB/HIV epidemic, the ProTEST Initiative was one of the first to demonstrate the feasibility of providing collaborative TB/HIV care for people living with HIV (PLWH) in poor settings. Th...

    Authors: Fern Terris-Prestholt, Lilani Kumaranayake, Rokaya Ginwalla, Helen Ayles, Ignatius Kayawe, Mary Hillery and Peter Godfrey-Faussett

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  23. To support health policy makers in setting priorities, quantifying the potential effects of tobacco control on the burden of disease is useful. However, smoking is related to a variety of diseases and the dyna...

    Authors: Rudolf T Hoogenveen, Pieter HM van Baal, Hendriek C Boshuizen and Talitha L Feenstra

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:1

    Content type: Research

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  24. This study compares the costs and effects of a regimen with ritonavir-boosted tipranavir (TPV/r) to a physician-selected genotypically-defined standard-of-care comparator protease inhibitor regimen boosted wit...

    Authors: Gijs AA Hubben, Jasper M Bos, Christa A Veltman-Starkenburg, Simon Stegmeijer, Henrik W Finnern, Bregt S Kappelhoff, Kit N Simpson, Andrea Tramarin and Maarten J Postma

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:15

    Content type: Research

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  25. The purpose of this study was to compare technical and scale efficiency of primary care centers from the two largest Greek providers, the National Health System (NHS) and the Social Security Foundation (IKA) a...

    Authors: Nick Kontodimopoulos, Giorgos Moschovakis, Vassilis H Aletras and Dimitris Niakas

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:14

    Content type: Research

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  26. Global resource needs estimation is a critical part of addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To generate these estimates knowledge of costs and cost structures is required. The evidence base for costs of HIV preve...

    Authors: Lorna Guinness, Lilani Kumaranayake and Kara Hanson

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:13

    Content type: Research

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  27. Measurement of individuals' costs and outcomes in randomized trials allows uncertainty about cost effectiveness to be quantified. Uncertainty is expressed as probabilities that an intervention is cost effectiv...

    Authors: Max O Bachmann, Lara Fairall, Allan Clark and Miranda Mugford

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  28. The Transition cost accounting system integrates clinical, resource utilization, and financial information and is currently being used by several hospitals in Canada and the United States to calculate the cost...

    Authors: Arik Azoulay, Nadine M Doris, Kristian B Filion, Joanna Caron, Louise Pilote and Mark J Eisenberg

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:11

    Content type: Review

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  29. Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which recurrent asthma symptoms create a substantial burden to individuals and their families. At the same time the economic burden associated with asthma is considerable.

    Authors: Daniëlle CM Willems, Manuela A Joore, Johannes JE Hendriks, Emiel FM Wouters and Johan L Severens

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:10

    Content type: Research

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  30. In a period when a public-private mix in Greece is under consideration and hospital budgets become restrained, economic assessment is important for rational decision making. The study aimed to estimate the hos...

    Authors: Mary Geitona, Magdalini Hatzikou, Zoi Hatzistamatiou, Aggeliki Anastasiadou and T D Theodoratou

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. In the quest for public and private resources, prevention continues to face a difficult challenge in obtaining tangible public and political support. This may be partly because the economic evidence in favour ...

    Authors: David LB Schwappach, Till A Boluarte and Marc Suhrcke

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:5

    Content type: Research

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  32. To estimate the prevalence of minor depression among US adults with diabetes, health care resource utilization, and expenditures by people with diabetes with and without minor depression.

    Authors: Lori Nichols, Phoebe L Barton, Judith Glazner and Marianne McCollum

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:4

    Content type: Research

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  33. There is a high and rising prevalence of cardiovascular risk in sub-Saharan Africa, a development typical for countries in epidemiological transition. Contrary to recommendations in treatment guidelines, medic...

    Authors: Bjarne Robberstad, Yusuf Hemed and Ole F Norheim

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  34. Osteoporosis creates brittle bones susceptible to fracture, with resulting high levels of morbidity and mortality. Poor access to bone densitometry services for the residents of North Wales led to the Welsh As...

    Authors: Robert L Atenstaedt, Sandra Payne, Richard Roberts, Ian Russell, Daphne Russell and Rhiannon Tudor Edwards

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:1

    Content type: Review

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  35. Given the size of the HIV epidemic in South Africa and other developing countries, scaling up antiretroviral treatment (ART) represents one of the key public health challenges of the next decade. Appropriate p...

    Authors: Susan M Cleary, Di McIntyre and Andrew M Boulle

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:20

    Content type: Research

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  36. Depression is among the major contributors to worldwide disease burden and adequate modelling requires a framework designed to depict real world disease progression as well as its economic implications as clos...

    Authors: Agathe Le Lay, Nicolas Despiegel, Clément François and Gérard Duru

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:19

    Content type: Methodology

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  37. Diabetes is often associated with complications and comorbidities. The purpose of this research is to compare medical resources used by patients with the following diagnoses: diabetes mellitus (DM), diabetic n...

    Authors: Trong K Le, Stephen L Able and Maureen J Lage

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:18

    Content type: Research

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