Development of a database of instruments for resource-use measurement: purpose, feasibility, and design

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


  • Colin H Ridyard
  • Dyfrig A Hughes
  • DIRUM Team
  • Jo Coast


Health economists frequently rely on methods based on patient recall to estimate resource utilization. Access to questionnaires and diaries, however, is often limited. This study examined the feasibility of establishing an open-access Database of Instruments for Resource-Use Measurement, identified relevant fields for data extraction, and outlined its design.

Bibliographic note

Copyright © 2012 International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)650-5
Number of pages6
JournalValue in Health
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Data Collection, Databases, Factual, Feasibility Studies, Great Britain, Health Care Costs, Health Resources, Humans, Internet, Questionnaires, Technology Assessment, Biomedical