Cost-effectiveness findings not based on available evidence

Chris G Fenn
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06307.x
Published online: 20 September 2004

Chris G Fenn

  • Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd, 38–42 Wharf Road, West Ryde, NSW 2114.


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