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  1. Cost-utility analysis.

    Article - En anglais

    Decisions have to be made about allocating health resources.

    Currently the best economic evaluation method for doing this is cost-utility analysis.

    This compares the costs of different procedures with their outcomes measured in « utility based » units-that is, units that relate to a person's level of wellbeing.

    The most commonly used unit is the quality adjusted life year (QALY).

    QALYs are calculated by estimating the total life years gained from a procdure and weighting each year to reflect the quality of life in that year.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Analyse avantage coût, Méthode mesure, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Cost benefit analysis, Measurement method, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0682394

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.