Health state values from multiattribute utility instruments need correction.

@article{Nord2001HealthSV,
  title={Health state values from multiattribute utility instruments need correction.},
  author={Erik Nord},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={371-4}
}
  • Erik Nord
  • Published 2001 in Annals of medicine
Cost-utility analysis uses the quality-adjusted life year (QALY) as a measure of the benefit of health interventions. It presupposes the assignment of utility scores to different states of health on a scale from zero (dead) to unity (healthy). A number of so-called multiattribute utility (MAU) instruments are available for this purpose. Analysts who wish to use MAU instruments in economic evaluations of health programmes and technologies may improve their performance by conducting two different… CONTINUE READING