Bibliographic details

McGhee S A, Stiehm E R, McCabe E R B.  Potential costs and benefits of newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency. Journal of Pediatrics 2005; 147(5): 603-608


This 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.

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Bone Marrow Transplantation /economics; control; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Decision Trees; Health Care Costs; Humans; Immunoglobulins, Intravenous /economics; Infant, Newborn; Models, Econometric; Neonatal Screening /economics; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; Sensitivity and Specificity; Severe Combined Immunodeficiency /prevention & control; United States