This project was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme (project number 05/52/01) and was published in full in Health Technology Assessment 2009; Vol.13: No.59

The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the HTA programme, NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health.

The objective of these guidelines is to assist the “doers” of economic evaluations to produce credible and standardized economic information that is relevant and useful to decision makers in Canada‟s publicly funded health care system, CADTH

http://www.rees-france.com/IMG/pdf/2006_CCOHTA_EconomicGuidelines_e.pdf

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Guidelines for Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment

http://www.cadth.ca/media/pdf/peg_e.pdf

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Paper: “Development and Validation of a Grading System for the Quality of Cost-Effectiveness Studies”

http://www.lww-medicalcare.com/pt/re/medcare/abstract.00005650-20030100000007.htm;jsessionid=FvHWsGYx1HVV6bvMrpJ4MTyvrTLZknpmbGhdv5ctppVFQjLlfNjV!-1480123504!-949856144!8091!-1

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Paper: “Economic Evaluations in International Health Technology Assessments – A Study of Methodologies”

http://www.sst.dk/publ/Publ2004/Sundhedsoekonomiske_evalueringer_MTV.pdf

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Paper: “Review of guidelines for good practice in decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15361314

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Paper: “A critical review of health-related economic evaluations in Australia: implications for health policy.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10141252&dopt=Abstract

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Paper: “The cost-benefit approach”

http://bmb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/30/3/252.pdf

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Paper: “Estimating costs in the economic evaluation of medical technologies”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2113891&dopt=Abstract

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General issues

Policy brief: Health Technology Assessment: An introduction to objectives, role of evidence, and structure in Europe, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/90432/E87866.pdf

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Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies, CADTH

http://www.ispor.org/peguidelines/source/HTAGuidelinesfortheEconomicEvaluationofHealthTechnologies-Canada.pdf

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Paper: “Standardizing methodologies for economic evaluation in health care. Practice, problems, and potential.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=8423113&dopt=Abstract

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Paper: “Guidelines for authors and peer reviewers of economic submissions to the BMJ”

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/313/7052/275

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Paper: “Review of guidelines for good practice in decision-analytic modelling in health technology assessment.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=15361314&dopt=Citation

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Transferability issues

Paper: “Generalisability in economic evaluation studies in healthcare: a review and case studies”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15544708

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Paper: “Analyzing differences in the costs of treatment across centers within economic evaluations”

http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/612/

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Paper: “Extrapolation of cost-effectiveness information to local settings.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10180659&dopt=Citation

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Specific topics

Paper: “Economic evaluations in the critical care literature: do they help us improve the efficiency of our unit?”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=8797635&dopt=Abstract

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