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Further Resources

The following links are to useful introductory articles if you want to learn more about the economic evaluations.

For more advanced texts on health economics see the following books:

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, by Gold, Siegel, Russell, and Weinstein


Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes, by Drummond, Sculpher, Torrance, O'Brien, Stoddart

Validated estimates of unit costs for UK health care (these take into account DIrect and Indirect costs) can be obtained from the Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2009 PSSRU website.