Economic Analysis and Medical Research

  • Michael Drummond
Part of the British Association for the Advancement of Science book series


Significant amounts of scarce resources are devoted to medical research. In the United States, for example, around $5000 million was spent by the Department of Health and Human Services on basic and applied research in 1985, about 10 per cent of the total Federal research commitment (Office of Technology Assessment, 1986).


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