Comparing the cost of epilepsy across eight European countries.

  title={Comparing the cost of epilepsy across eight European countries.},
  author={Dominic C. Heaney and Josemir W. Sander and Simon D. Shorvon},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  volume={43 2},
To observe the degree to which prices for medical services and anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) vary between eight European Union (EU) countries, to identify the factors that are likely to contribute to these variations and to consider the validity of international cost-of-illness comparisons. Cost-of-illness study methodology has been used to estimate the national cost of epilepsy in several developed countries. The validity of comparing these studies is unknown. Eight EU member countries were… CONTINUE READING