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Bayesian Methods in Health Economics

Gianluca Baio
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2013
Number of Pages: 
225
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series
Price: 
89.95
ISBN: 
9781439895559
Category: 
Textbook
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Introduction to Health Economic Evaluation
Introduction
Health economic evaluation
Cost components
Outcomes
Discounting
Types of economic evaluations
Comparing health interventions

Introduction to Bayesian Inference
Introduction
Subjective probability and Bayes theorem
Bayesian (parametric) modelling
Choosing prior distributions and Bayesian computation

Statistical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Introduction
Decision theory and expected utility
Decision-making in health economics
Probabilistic sensitivity analysis to parameter uncertainty
Reporting the results of probabilistic sensitivity analysis
Probabilistic sensitivity analysis to structural uncertainty
Advanced issues in cost-effectiveness analysis

Bayesian Analysis in Practice
Introduction
Software configuration
An Example of analysis in JAGS/BUGS
Logical nodes
For loops and node transformations
Predictive distributions
Modelling the cost-effectiveness of a new chemotherapy drug in R/JAGS

Health Economic Evaluation in Practice
Cost-effectiveness analysis alongside clinical trials
Evidence synthesis and hierarchical models
Markov models

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