Pharmacoeconomics: theory and practice
№4, 2014, Vol.2
Main aspects and possible directions of pharmacoeconomic and clinical economic studies on tuberculosis are covered. The main directions of the described possibilities of pharmacoeconomics are the analysis of both individual health technologies (drugs and diagnostic tests), modes of therapy, and assessment of changes in clinical guidelines and standards of treatment of TB patients. Described changing epidemic affect the structure of the disease, the innovative antituberculosis drugs and new practice in the treatment of patients affect on the effectiveness of the treatment and its cost. Features of the methodology of pharmacoeconomic analysis in tuberculosis are paid attention to in this article.