Understanding costs and cost-effectiveness in critical care: report from the second American Thoracic Society workshop on outcomes research.

@article{2002UnderstandingCA,
  title={Understanding costs and cost-effectiveness in critical care: report from the second American Thoracic Society workshop on outcomes research.},
  author={},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={165 4},
  pages={540-50}
}
  • Published 2002 in
    American journal of respiratory and critical care…
Economic evaluations are increasingly common in the critical care literature, although approaches to their conduct are not standardized. The American Thoracic Society convened a workshop to address methodologic and reporting issues for economic analyses in critical care and to determine how guidelines from the U.S. Public Health Service Panel on Cost-effectiveness in Health and Medicine (PCEHM) were applicable to critical care. We identified several issues that hamper cost-effectiveness… CONTINUE READING