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Validating the use of Hospital Episode Statistics data and comparison of costing methodologies for economic evaluation: an end-of-life case study from the Cluster randomised triAl of PSA testing for Prostate cancer (CAP).

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Objectives

To evaluate the accuracy of routine data for costing inpatient resource use in a large clinical trial and to investigate costing methodologies.

Design

Final-year inpatient cost profiles were derived using (1) data extracted from medical records mapped to the National Health Service (NHS) reference costs via service codes and (2) Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data using NHS reference costs. Trust finance departments were consulted to obtain costs for...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011063

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Cancer Research UK More from this funder
UK Department of Health More from this funder
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
e011063
Publication date:
2016-04-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-06
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
27130167

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