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AFRO-NETS> Book announcement
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Book announcement
- From: Tom Jefferson <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 04:05:28 -0400
[Couldn't there be a discount for members of the AFRO-NETS conference?
Elementary Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
by Tom Jefferson, Vittorio Demicheli and Miranda Mugford
With the contentious issues of purchasing and providing dominating the
organisation of health services, economic evaluation has come of age in
medicine. Now doctors, nurses, managers - all charged with the responsi-
bility of delivering optimum care in the most efficient way - must have
an understanding of economic evaluation and be able to practice it.
This book provides a basic introduction to the subject. Written in lay-
man's language and with case histories to illustrate the different meth-
ods it succeeds in explaining both the principles and how to use them.
- The basis of economic evaluation;
- Cost of illness studies;
- Cost minimisation analysis;
- Cost effectiveness analysis;
- Cost utility analysis;
- Cost benefit analysis;
- Current issues (economics alongside clinical trials, peer-review of
economic submissions to scientific journals and secondary economic
With additional helpful checklists, flow diagrams, and appendices on
cost methodology, forms of economic appraisal, and healthcare decision
analysis, this is a truly comprehensive guide to getting started in eco-
nomic evaluation for healthcare workers.
Prices (in Pounds Sterling) UK: 14.95; Overseas: 17.00 (BMA MEMBERS
BMJ Publishing Group
PO Box 295, London WC1H 9TE
Professor Tom Jefferson
Cochrane Vaccines Field
Ministry of Defence
Hants GU16 6JP
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