Element card for assessment element A0018 in HTA Core Model Application for Pharmaceuticals (2.0) application

A. Health Problem and Current Use of the Technology

Current Management of the Condition

What are the other typical or common  alternatives to the current technology?


Provide an overview of other treatment alternatives. Focus primarily on those used within professional health care delivery. Consider including technologies that people may commonly seek or use even if these wouldn’t be commonly provided in professional health care (e.g. technologies for self-testing or self-treatment, or alternative medicine).

Clinical guidelines, recommendations, systematic reviews



Burls 2000 {1}, Busse 2002 {2}, Liberati 1997 {3}, Imaz-Iglesia 1999, Kristensen 2007 {24}