TITLE

N-of-1 trials cost effective in Australian setting

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;3/8/2008, Issue 548, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the effectiveness of N-of-1 trials as option for increasing patients' access to high-cost medications in the Australian setting. It references a study by P. A. Scuffham et al, published in the January-February 2008 issue of "Value in Health." The data were derived form the trials conducted between 2003 and 2005. Medications evaluated were celecoxib versus sustained-release paracetamol for the treatment of osteoarthritis and gabapentin versus placebo for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain.
ACCESSION #
31537105

 

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