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Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis$
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Diana B. Petitti

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780195133646

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133646.001.0001

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Planning the Study

Planning the Study

(p.33) 3 Planning the Study
Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Diana B. Petitti

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes how to plan a study that uses methods described in this book. It describes why studies that use systematic review and meta-analysis, decision analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis are not easy to do. The four steps involved in planning all three types of synthetic study—problem formulation, protocol development, acquisition of resources, and administrative approvals—are described.

Keywords:   systematic review, decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, protocol, problem formulation, analytic framework

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