Challenges in Health State Valuation in Paediatric Economic Evaluation

  title={Challenges in Health State Valuation in Paediatric Economic Evaluation},
  author={Dr Wendy J. Ungar},
With the growth in the use of health economic evaluation to inform healthcare resource allocation decisions, the challenges in applying standard methods to child health have become apparent.Aunique limitation is the paucity of childspecific preference-based measures. A single, valid, preference-based measure of utility that can be used in children of all ages does not exist. Thus, the ability to derive a QALY for use in cost-utility analysis (CUA) is compromised. This paper presents and… CONTINUE READING

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