n South African Medical Journal - Correspondence
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Raymond P. Abratt|
|Publication Date||Nov 2015|
Modelling cost-effective therapies
To the Editor : In the present era of rapidly increasing medical costs, there is a need for doctors to assist in controlling these costs, in addition to providing quality care to all patients. This requires inclusion of the parameter of 'value' in medical practice. Value has been defined as 'outcome divided by costs'.
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