The cost-effectiveness of newer drugs as add-on therapy for children with focal epilepsies

@article{Frew2007TheCO,
  title={The cost-effectiveness of newer drugs as add-on therapy for children with focal epilepsies},
  author={Emma Frew and Josie Sandercock and William P Whitehouse and Stirling Bryan},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={99-112}
}
PURPOSE Epilepsies in children are complex diseases. Guidelines are needed on the appropriate use of newer versus older anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). This paper presents an individual patient-sampling model to assess the cost-effectiveness of using newer AEDs as add-on therapy in line with UK prescribing guidance. METHODS Identification of the relevant parameters and treatment pathways for the model were achieved by a systematic review of the literature and discussions with clinical experts… CONTINUE READING

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