How well do search filters perform in identifying economic evaluations in MEDLINE and EMBASE.

@article{Glanville2009HowWD,
  title={How well do search filters perform in identifying economic evaluations in MEDLINE and EMBASE.},
  author={Julie M. Glanville and David Kaunelis and Shaila Mensinkai},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={522-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Health technology assessment (HTA) agencies assessing the cost-effectiveness of healthcare technologies seek evidence from economic evaluations. As well as searching economic evaluation databases, researchers often search MEDLINE and EMBASE, using search filters whose current performance is unclear. We assessed the performance of search filters in identifying economic evaluations from MEDLINE and EMBASE. METHODS A gold standard of economic evaluations was compiled from National… CONTINUE READING
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