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Cost-Value Analysis in Health Care Making Sense Out of QALYS

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ISBN-10: 0521644348

ISBN-13: 9780521644341

Edition: 1999

Authors: Erik Nord, Douglas MacLean

List price: $44.99
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This is an account of what it means to try to quantify health in distributing resources for health care. The book examines the concept of QALYs (Quality Adjusted Life Year) which supposedly makes it more accurate to talk about life.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Reader's guide
Summary
Maximizing value in health care
Three basic issues in economic evaluation
The QALY approach
Concerns for fairness
The limitations of utility measurement
Ways to go
Annex