Bibliographic detailsMaetzel A, Krahn M, Naglie G. The cost effectiveness of rofecoxib and celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research) 2003; 49(3): 283-292
StatusThis is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.
Indexing statusSubject indexing assigned by NLM
Index termsAged; Aged, 80 and over; Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Arthritis, Rheumatoid /drug therapy /physiopathology; Canada; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Drug Costs; Female; Gastrointestinal Diseases /chemically induced; Humans; Lactones /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Male; Markov Chains; Middle Aged; Osteoarthritis /drug therapy /physiopathology; Pyrazoles; Quality of Life; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Risk Factors; Sulfonamides /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Sulfones