Measurement of health state utilities for economic appraisal.

@article{Torrance1986MeasurementOH,
  title={Measurement of health state utilities for economic appraisal.},
  author={George W. Torrance},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={1986},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={1-30}
}
Health status measurement for use in economic appraisal of health care programmes is reviewed in this paper, with particular emphasis on utility measurement. A framework for economic appraisal is presented displaying the various components that must be measured, and showing how the three forms of analysis (cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis… CONTINUE READING