Pharmacoeconomics

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780443072406

Key Features

  • Emphasizes how pharmacoeconomics can be of assistance in "real world" decision making.
  • Covers the development of insuring, financing and delivery of health care in the developed world and the increasing role of governments.
  • Explains the trend towards the critical scrutiny of health service activity.
  • All topics explained assuming no specialist knowledge.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443072406

About the authors

Tom Walley

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool; Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Alan Haycox

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK

Angela Boland

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK