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Why it’s Time to Abandon the ICER


  • Mike Paulden

    (University of Alberta)


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  • Mike Paulden, 2020. "Why it’s Time to Abandon the ICER," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 38(8), pages 781-784, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:pharme:v:38:y:2020:i:8:d:10.1007_s40273-020-00915-5
    DOI: 10.1007/s40273-020-00915-5

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    5. Mike Paulden, 2020. "Calculating and Interpreting ICERs and Net Benefit," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 38(8), pages 785-807, August.
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