Table of Contents

Original Article

A Determination of Topics for Health Technology Assessment in Thailand: Making Decision Makers Involved 100
Lertpitakpong C, Chaikledkaew U, Thavorncharoensap M, Tantivess S, Yothasamut J, Udomsuk K, Sinthitichai K, Teerawattananon Y PDF
Costs of Injuries Due to Interpersonal and Self-Directed Violence in Thailand, 2005 110
Bundhamcharoen K, Odton P, Mugem S, Phulkerd S, Dhisayathikom K, Brown DW, Tangcharoensathien V PDF
Cost-Utility Analysis of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in Anemic Cancer Patients Induced by Chemotherapy in Thailand 119
Roungrong J, Teerawattananon Y, Chaikledkaew U PDF
The Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Initiating HIV/AIDS Treatment with Efavirenz-Based Regimens Compared with Nevirapine-Based Regimens in Thailand 126
Maleewong U, Kulsomboon V, Teerawattananon Y PDF

Special Article

The Need for Guidelines and the Use of Economic Evidence in Decision-Making in Thailand: Lessons Learnt from the Development of the National List of Essential Drugs 1
Wibulpolprasert S PDF
Making Sensible Rationing: The Use of Economic Evidence and the Need for Methodological Standards 4
Tangcharoensathien V, Kamolratanakul P PDF
Making Health Technology Assessment Information Available for Decision Making: The Development of a Thai Database 8
Kapol N, Maitreemit P, Chalongsuk R, Amrumpai Y, Sribundit N, Thavorncharoensap M, Chaikledkaew U, Teerawattananon Y PDF
Thai Health Technology Assessment Guideline Development 11
Teerawattananon Y, Chaikledkaew U PDF
Defining the Scope of Economic Evaluation Study and Selection of Comparators 16
Chaiyakunapruk N PDF
Defining Types of Economic Evaluation 21
Ngorsuraches S PDF
Measurement of Costs 28
Riewpaiboon A PDF
Measurement of Clinical Effects 38
Teerawattananon Y, Thavorncharoensap M, Mohara A PDF
Measurement of Clinical-Effect: Utility 43
Phantipa P PDF
Handling Time in Economic Evaluation Studies 53
Permsuwan U, Guntawongwan K, Buddhawongsa P PDF
Handling Uncertainty of the Economic Evaluation Result: Sensitivity Analysis 59
Limwattananon S PDF
Presentation of Economic Evaluation Results 66
Chaikledkaew U, Teerawattananon Y PDF
Health System and Equity Perspectives in Health Technology Assessment 74
Hanvoravongchai P PDF
Policy Making and Roles of Health Technology Assessment 88
Tantivess S PDF


Acknowledgement 139
Authors A PDF