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Glossary


EFFECTIVENESS
EFFECTIVENESS Effectiveness is the extent to which an intervention does more good than harm when provided under the usual circumstances of health care practice. Relative effectiveness can be defined as the extent to which an intervention does more good than harm compared to one or more intervention alternatives for achieving the desired results when provided under the usual circumstances of health care practice. [Source: European Union Pharmaceutical Forum. Core principles on relative effectiveness]
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