Circulating concentrations of vitamin D in relation to pancreatic cancer risk in European populations

Evidence from in vivo, in vitro and ecological studies are suggestive of a protective effect of vitamin D against pancreatic cancer. However, this has not been confirmed by analytical epidemiological studies. We aimed to examine the association between pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D concentrations and pancreatic cancer incidence in European populations. We conducted a pooled nested…

PSS15 – Economic Evaluation for The Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) From The NHS Perspective: A Spending Predictor Model for Italy, Romania and Spain

Objectives Dalbavancin is a new innovative long-acting antimicrobial treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) that allows clinicians to endorse an early discharge (ED) approach. Aim of this study was to develop a spending predictor model for evaluating the direct costs associated with the management of ABSSSI from a National Payer perspective…

Impacto del dolor crónico discapacitante: resultados de un estudio poblacional transversal con entrevista cara a cara

Objetivo Conocer el impacto del dolor crónico discapacitante (DCD) en la calidad de vida, el trabajo, el consumo de medicamentos y la utilización de servicios sanitarios. Diseño Estudio poblacional transversal con entrevista cara a cara y diseño muestral complejo. Emplazamiento Encuesta Andaluza de Salud (edición 2011). Participantes Un total de 6.507 personas ≥ 16 años (p = q = 0,5; nivel…

Priorities for health economic methodological research: results of an expert consultation

Background: The importance of economic evaluation in decision making is growing with increasing budgetary pressures on health systems. Diverse economic evidence is available for a range of interventions across national contexts within Europe, but little attention has been given to identifying evidence gaps that, if filled, could contribute to more efficient allocation of resources. One…