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The evaluation and provision of effective medicines 

The evaluation and provision of effective medicines
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The evaluation and provision of effective medicines
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Michael D. Rawlins

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10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.020401
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date: 12 December 2017

As more new medicines become available, often at a premium price, it has become imperative for individual practitioners, institutions and health care systems to assess whether they represent good value for money. Are they an improvement on existing treatments, either in terms of improved efficacy or safety? And, if so, do they represent a cost effective use of health care resources?...

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