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By Gianluca Baio

Health economics is anxious with the research of the cost-effectiveness of wellbeing and fitness care interventions. This ebook offers an summary of Bayesian equipment for the research of overall healthiness fiscal info. After an creation to the elemental monetary techniques and techniques of assessment, it provides Bayesian facts utilizing obtainable arithmetic. the following chapters describe the speculation and perform of cost-effectiveness research from a statistical perspective, and Bayesian computation, particularly MCMC. the ultimate bankruptcy provides 3 exact case reports overlaying cost-effectiveness analyses utilizing person information from medical trials, proof synthesis and hierarchical versions and Markov versions. The textual content makes use of WinBUGS and JAGS with datasets and code on hand online.

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