- What is the bottom line?
- What units were used (e.g. cost/life year gained, cost/QALY, Net benefit)
Where to look for information...
In a structured paper, the outcomes should be reported in the results section. You may wish to cross-check against the methods section that the authors have reported the results for all the outcomes they measured. Key results should be reported in the abstract (especially for the primary outcome) but this may not always be the case.
In this particular paper look at table 4 on page 2547
Click on the "Answer 7" link below to find out what we thought.