Assessment of dental health state utilities.

@article{Fyffe1992AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of dental health state utilities.},
  author={H E Fyffe and Elizabeth Kay},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={
          269-73
        }
}
The term "health state utility" implies the assigning of a numerical value to a state of health. Assessment of the success of health care procedures, using health state utilities, enables evaluation of available treatments and procedures in terms of differing health outcomes and therefore facilitates cost-benefit analyses. Although measurement of general health state utilities has become increasingly common in medicine using a variety of techniques, few attempts have as yet been made in… CONTINUE READING

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