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Title: Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) for decision-making?: An overview of the literature
Authors: Fox-Rushby, J
Keywords: Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs);Economic Evaluation;Burden of Disease;Cost-effectiveness analysis;Prioritisation;Decision-Making;Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Office of Health Economics
Citation: Public Health, pp. 1 - 172, 2002
Abstract: This monograph covers 8 questions: What are Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)? Why were DALYs developed? How are DALYs constructed? How have DALYs been used? What are the principal criticisms of DALYs? Are DALYs more widely applicable than EQ5D quality adjusted life years? Are DALYs better than EQ5D DALYs as an outcome measure in economic evaluations? DALYs or QALYs for decision-making?
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Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers

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