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Handbook of Health Economics
textabstractEditors and authors should be complimented for their impressive attempt to provide a fair account of the state-of-the-art in health economics. To review such an extensive work in a shortExpand
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The CarerQol instrument: A new instrument to measure care-related quality of life of informal caregivers for use in economic evaluations
The societal perspective in economic evaluations dictates that costs and effects of informal care are included in the analyses. However, this incorporation depends on practically applicable, reliableExpand
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An Overview of Methods and Applications to Value Informal Care in Economic Evaluations of Healthcare
This paper compares several applied valuation methods for including informal care in economic evaluations of healthcare programmes: the proxy good method; the opportunity cost method; the contingentExpand
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Process utility from providing informal care: the benefit of caring.
Though economics is usually outcome-oriented, it is often argued that processes matter as well. Utility is not only derived from outcomes, but also from the way this outcome is accomplished.Expand
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A validation of the ICECAP-O in a population of post-hospitalized older people in the Netherlands
BackgroundVarious healthcare and social services may impact not only health, but wellbeing as well. Such effects may be more fully captured by capability-wellbeing instruments than withExpand
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Burden of caregiving: evidence of objective burden, subjective burden, and quality of life impacts on informal caregivers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To improve understanding of the nature and magnitude of the burden of informal care and also to indicate important areas for improving the current ways in which informal care isExpand
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Burden of Informal Caregiving for Stroke Patients
Background: We assessed the objective and subjective burden of caregiving for stroke patients and investigated which characteristics of the patient, the informal caregiver and the objective burdenExpand
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Subjective caregiver burden of parents of adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Purpose: To describe subjective caregiver burden of parents of adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and to identify factors associated with the level of subjective burden. Methods: In aExpand
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Capabilities and quality of life in Dutch psycho-geriatric nursing homes: an exploratory study using a proxy version of the ICECAP-O
PurposeTo validate the ICECAP-O capability measure in psycho-geriatric elderly in nursing homes, we compared the capability scores of restrained and unrestrained clients. Both nursing staff andExpand
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Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life-year: the individual perspective.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to elicit the individual willingness to pay (WTP) for a quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). METHODS In a Web-based questionnaire containing contingent valuationExpand
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