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Incremental net bene ' t in randomized clinical trials

  title={Incremental net bene ' t in randomized clinical trials},
  author={A. Willan and D. Lin},
There are three approaches to health economic evaluation for comparing two therapies. These are (i) cost minimization, in which one assumes or observes no di8erence in e8ectiveness, (ii) incremental coste8ectiveness, and (iii) incremental net bene't. The latter can be expressed either in units of e8ectiveness or costs. When analysing data from a clinical trial, expressing incremental net bene't in units of cost allows the investigator to examine all three approaches in a single graph, complete… Expand

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