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Review of guidelines for good practice in decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment.
OBJECTIVES To identify existing guidelines and develop a synthesised guideline plus accompanying checklist. In addition to provide guidance on key theoretical, methodological and practical issues andExpand
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Systematic review of the effectiveness of health behavior interventions based on the transtheoretical model
The Transtheoretical Model (TTM) has gained widespread popularity and acceptance, yet little is known about its effectiveness as a basis for health behavior intervention. A systematic review wasExpand
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Etanercept and efalizumab for the treatment of psoriasis: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical effectiveness, safety, tolerability and cost-effectiveness of etanercept and efalizumab for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis. DATAExpand
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Patient education for adults with rheumatoid arthritis.
BACKGROUND Because of the unpredictability people with arthritis face on a daily basis, patient education programmes have become an effective complement to traditional medical treatment giving peopleExpand
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A systematic review and economic model of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methylphenidate, dexamfetamine and atomoxetine for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of oral methylphenidate hydrochloride (MPH), dexamfetaminesulphate (DEX) and atomoxetine (ATX) in children and adolescents (<18 years of age)Expand
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Epidemiology of chronic pain and its treatment in The Netherlands.
BACKGROUND Chronic pain is common; however, good epidemiological data are scarce. Such information can help all the involved stakeholders to make responsible decisions about health budgets andExpand
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Clopidogrel used in combination with aspirin compared with aspirin alone in the treatment of non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a systematic review and economic evaluation.
OBJECTIVES To review systematically the clinical effectiveness and the cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel used in combination with standard therapy including aspirin, compared with standard therapyExpand
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Epidemiology of Chronic Pain in Denmark and Sweden
Introduction. Estimates on the epidemiology of chronic pain vary widely throughout Europe. It is unclear whether this variation reflects true differences between populations or methodologicalExpand
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Group education for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis must learn to adjust their exercise, rest and medication to the varying activity of the disease. Patient education can help patients in making the right decisionsExpand
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Topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride and paclitaxel for second-line or subsequent treatment of advanced ovarian cancer: a systematic review and economic evaluation.
OBJECTIVES To examine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of intravenous formulations of topotecan monotherapy, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydorocholoride (PLDH) monotherapy andExpand
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