Appraisal of: "Brazier J, Ara R, Azzabi I, Busschbach J, Chevrou-Séverac H, Crawford B, Cruz L, Karnon J, Lloyd A, Paisley S, Pickard AS. Identification, review, and use of health state utilities in cost-effectiveness models..."

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This report detail the search methods for identifying HSUs in the literature. It describes using iterative searching for identifying HSUs following the process of completing a scoping search. The paper states that the search required for addressing the full range of evidence for a cost-effectiveness model will differ from standard systematic review searches. The paper lists factors to consider when running these iterative searches. Advice is also included for the extent of the searching required and useful search tools.

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