Welcome to the NICE Decision Support Unit

The latest news from the DSU


RA review
DSU report: Progression of disease in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis treated with non biologic therapies (made available online June 2015)

Degarelix for prostate cancer
DSU report: Spinal cord compression associated with hormonal therapy in men with hormone-dependent metastatic prostate cancer: A systematic review and economic assessment (made available online June 2015)

Observational data TSD
TSD17: The use of observational data to inform estimates of treatment effectiveness in technology appraisal: Methods for comparative individual patient data (May 2015) 

Econometric Mapping of Utilities - Stata command
Publication: ALDVMM: A command for fitting Adjusted Limited Dependent Variable Mixture Models to EQ-5D (made available online May 2015)

End of Life
Publication: Valuing health at the end of life: a stated preference discreet choice experiment (Jan 2015)

Not cost-effective at zero price
Assessing technologies that are not cost-effective at a zero price (made available online November 2014)

Mapping of EQ-5D
Publication: A comparison of direct and indirect methods for the estimation of health utilities from clinical outcomes (Oct 2014)


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