Pharmacoeconomics

By

  • Tom Walley, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool; Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  • Alan Haycox, MD, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK
  • Angela Boland, MD, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK

This introductory textbook of pharmacoeconomics is ideal for all those working in, aspiring to work in or interested in the pharmaceutical industry. It assumes no prior knowledge of this subject but is written at a level appropriate, for example, for those studying for a postgraduate degree or diploma in pharmaceutical medicine and who already have a first degree in science or medicine.
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Audience

Those starting to work in or aspiring to work in the pharmaceutical industry, typically taking an MSc or similar degree in pharmaceutical medicine or related subject. Sales will be to individuals, as recommended textbooks on courses and to training departments of pharmaceutical companies.

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2003
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07240-6


Table of Contents

Basics of economics, health economics and pharmacoeconomics. The policy context for pharmacoeconomics. The economics of health care and health care systems. Pharmacoeconomics: an industry perspective. Disease management and programme budgeting and marginal analysis. Cost of illness studies. Approach to pharmacoeconomic analysis. Pharmacoeconomics and clinical trials. Modeling in health economics. Quality assurance in pharmacoeconomic analyses. Future directions.