National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics

National Centre for
Pharmacoeconomics

NCPE Ireland

The incidence and healthcare costs of persistent postoperative pain following lumbar spine surgery in the UK: a cohort study using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) and Hospital Episode Statistics (HES). Weir, S. Samnalieve, M. Tzu-Chun, K. Ni Choitir, C. Tierney, T. Taylor, R. Manca, A. Bruce, J. Cumming, D. Eldabe, S. BMJ Open 2017; 7:e017585. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017585.

The rate of persistent post-operative pain (FBSS) in revision lumbar spinal surgery. Weir, S. Samnalieve, M. Tzu-Chun, K. Ni Choitir, C. Tierney, T. Taylor, R. Manca, A. Bruce, J. Cumming, D. Eldabe, S. The Spine Journal 2017. 17(3), pp. 10. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.12.030

Does instrumented spinal surgery have an increased rate of persistent post-operative pain (PPP)? Weir, S. Samnalieve, M. Tzu-Chun, K. Ni Choitir, C. Tierney, T. Taylor, R. Manca, A. Bruce, J. Cumming, D. Eldabe, S. The Spine Journal 2017. 17(3), pp. 11. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.12.034

Acute herpes zoster and post herpetic neuralgia in primary care: a study of diagnosis, treatment and cost. Crosbie B, Lucey S, Tilson L, Domegan L, Kieran J. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29218466

Ivacaftor for cystic fibrosis; An evaluation of real world utilisation and expenditure in the Irish Healthcare Setting. Corcoran A, Hickey N, Barry M, Usher C, McCullagh L. Irish Medical journal 2017; 110 (8): http://imj.ie/ivacaftor-for-cystic-fibrosis-an-evaluation-of-real-world-utilisation-and-expenditure-in-the-irish-healthcare-setting/

Examining the Feasibility and Utility of Estimating Partial Expected Value of Perfect Information (via a Nonparametric Approach) as Part of the Reimbursement Decision-Making Process in Ireland: Application to Drugs for Cancer. McCullagh L, Schmitz S, Barry M, Walsh C. Pharmacoeconomics. 02/08/2017 DOI: 10.1007/s40273-017-0552-y