Cost-benefit analysis of Helicobacter pylori screening

Source:
NHS Economic Evaluation Database - NHS EED
Publication date:
31 August 2006

Abstract

Bibliographic details

Leivo T, Salomaa A, Kosunen T U, Tuominen R, Farkkila M, Linna M, Sintonen H.  Cost-benefit analysis of Helicobacter pylori screening. 2004; 70: 85-96

Status

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.

CRD summary

Indexing status

Subject indexing assigned by NLM

Index terms

Adolescent; Adult; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Finland; Health Policy; Helicobacter Infections /diagnosis; Helicobacter pylori /isolation & purification; Humans; Mass Screening /economics; Middle Aged; purification; Sensitivity and Specificity