publication . 0044 . 2016

Optimising decision making in mastitis control

Down, P.M.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Jul 2016
Abstract
Mastitis remains one of the most common diseases of dairy cows and represents a large economic loss to the industry as well as a considerable welfare issue to the cows affected. Decisions are routinely made about the treatment and control of mastitis despite evidence being sparse regarding the likely consequences in terms of clinical efficacy and return on investment. The aim of this thesis was to enhance decision making around the treatment and prevention of mastitis using probabilistic methods.\ud In Chapter 2 and Chapter 3, decision making around the treatment of clinical mastitis was explored using probabilistic sensitivity analysis. The results from Chapter...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Example of the WinBUGS code for the cost of clinical mastitis model from Chapter 2. .................................................................................................... 214 Example of WinBUGS code for cost-effectiveness model from Chapter 5 ................................................................................................................................. 254 EDP Interventions investigated in Chapter 5........................................... 256 EL Interventions investigated in Chapter 6 .............................................. 264

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publication . 0044 . 2016

Optimising decision making in mastitis control

Down, P.M.;