QALY maximisation and people's preferences: a methodological review of the literature

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Dolan, P.; Shaw, R.; Tsuchiya, A.; Williams, A.;
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Subject: RA

In cost-utility analysis, the numbers of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained are aggregated according to the sum-ranking (or QALY maximisation) rule. This requires that the social value from health improvements is a simple product of gains in quality of life, len... View more
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