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Genetics and Public Health in the 21st CenturyUsing Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease$
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Muin J. Khoury, Wylie Burke, and Elizabeth Thomson

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780195128307

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.001.0001

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Genetics and prevention effectiveness

Genetics and prevention effectiveness

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(p.329) 18 Genetics and prevention effectiveness
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Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century
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Scott D. Grosse

Steven M. Teutsch

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0018

This chapter is intended to help the reader critically evaluate quantitative prevention-effectiveness studies in genetics and to understand their uses and limitations. No prior knowledge of prevention-effectiveness methods is assumed. The first part presents an overview of the major types of analysis, definitions, underlying concepts, and rules for carrying out prevention-effectiveness analyses. The second half of the chapter applies these rules to case studies of recent economic evaluations of genetic screening, genetic testing, and genetic-test-specific therapeutic interventions.

Keywords:   prevention-effectiveness analyses, public health, genetic testing, genetic screening, case studies

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