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Cost-effectiveness of a hypertension management programme in an elderly population: a Markov model

Gastón Perman*, Emiliano Rossi, Gabriel D Waisman, Cristina Agüero, Claudio D González, Carlos L Pallordet, Silvana Figar, Fernán González Bernaldo de Quirós, JoAnn Canning and Enrique R Soriano

Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2011, 9:4  doi:10.1186/1478-7547-9-4

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David Rein   (2011-11-29 01:56)  RTI International

In their discussion section, the author��s state;

A literature review of four previous studies showed a combination of some methodological limitations in all of them: short-term analyses[21,24]; intermediate outcome measures[21,23]; a model based entirely on secondary sources[22]; or a biased sensitivity analysis[23].

As the author of reference 23, I would like to point out that our paper did not contain a sensitivity analysis. The author��s accusation of bias cannot be true and should be corrected.

Competing interests

I have no commercial interests in this subject.


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