December 14, 2020

Search StrategiesResources

  • Read Chapter 8, “Identifying and Reviewing Health State Utility Values for Populating Decision Models,” pages 93–105. This chapter focuses on searching for literature, scoping the search, how to minimize the risk of missing relevant sources, and how to review studies. You will use all of these skills to complete the course project.


You have studied search strategies and productive ways to find sources of information for an identified issue or problem. For this discussion, choose one of the following topics and analyze its process:

  • Reviewing studies.
  • Assessing quality.
  • Collecting data.
  • Presenting results.

Your analysis should include an explanation of what the item is, how it works, and how it can be conducted to ensure a high success in gathering, or presenting, appropriate sources of information