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Title: Piloting the development of a cost-effective evidence-informed clinical pathway: managing hypertension in Jordanian primary care
Authors: Chalkidou, K
Lord, J
Obeidat, NA
Alabbadi, IA
Stanley, AG
Bader, R
Momani, A
O'Mahony, RM
Qatami, L
Cutler, D
Keywords: Hypertension;Treatment guidelines;Evidence-based medicine;Jordan;NICE;LMIC
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Citation: International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 27 (02): 151 - 158, (April 2011)
Abstract: The UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Jordan office of the Medicines Transparency Alliance embarked on a pilot project to design an evidence-based guideline for cost-effective pharmacological treatment of essential hypertension in Jordan. The project's objectives were to directly address a major health problem for Jordan by producing a guideline; and to delineate the strengths and weaknesses of Jordan's healthcare process to allow similar future efforts to be planned more efficiently.
ISSN: 1471-6348
Appears in Collections:Health Economics Research Group (HERG)

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