Using N-of-1 Trials to Improve Patient Management and Save Costs

@article{Scuffham2010UsingNT,
  title={Using N-of-1 Trials to Improve Patient Management and Save Costs},
  author={Paul A Scuffham and Jane Nikles and Geoffrey K Mitchell and Michael J. Yelland and BA HonsNormaVine and Christopher J. Poulos FAFRM and Peter Ian Pillans and Guy Bashford FAFRM and Chris B. Del Mar and Philip J. Schluter and Paul G Glasziou},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={906-913}
}
N-of-1 trials test treatment effectiveness within an individual patient. To assess (i) the impact of three different N-of-1 trials on both clinical and economic outcomes over 12 months and (ii) whether the use of N-of-1 trials to target patients’ access to high-cost drugs might be cost-effective in Australia. Descriptive study of management change… CONTINUE READING