Why it makes economic sense to treat adult ADHD
It is quite rare that healthcare professionals know precisely what a health economics discussion should involve. My experience is that, frequently, assumptions on what health systems should provide differ from paper to paper and the methods of economic analysis vary. Furthermore, for some clinicians, even discussing health economics is seen as unethical and unwelcome. However, as the use of health economics by healthcare commissioning authorities grows, health professionals will have to understand, and be able to respond to, economic analyses.
ADHD in practice 2010; 2(3): 21–23
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