Effect of adding a sleep dimension to the EQ-5D descriptive system: a "bolt-on" experiment.

  title={Effect of adding a sleep dimension to the EQ-5D descriptive system: a "bolt-on" experiment.},
  author={Yaling Yang and J. E. Brazier and Aki Tsuchiya},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  volume={34 1},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The generic preference-based measures (GPBMs) of health have been widely used to obtain health utility scores for calculating quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) for economic evaluations. It has been recognized that GPBMs may miss relevant or important dimensions of health for some specific medical conditions. The objective of this study is to explore the effect of extending the current EQ-5D descriptive system by adding a sleep dimension. METHODS A new instrument, EQ… CONTINUE READING
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