Eq-5d Value Sets: Inventory, Comparative Review and User Guide

Author:   Agota Szende ,  Mark Oppe ,  Nancy Devlin
Publisher:   Springer
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9789048111374


Pages:   104
Publication Date:   16 September 2008
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This book provides an essential guide to the use of the EuroQol Group's value sets for working with EQ-5D data. The EQ-5D is a widely used generic health state descriptive system and facilitates the valuation of health and health gain through its pre-existing value sets. This book brings together a comprehensive inventory of these value sets and their characteristics and offers guidance on how to choose which value set for what purpose.

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Author:   Agota Szende ,  Mark Oppe ,  Nancy Devlin
Publisher:   Springer
Imprint:   Springer
Dimensions:   Width: 23.40cm , Height: 0.60cm , Length: 15.60cm
Weight:   0.159kg
ISBN:  

9789048111374


ISBN 10:   9048111374
Pages:   104
Publication Date:   16 September 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Undefined
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<p>From the reviews<p> This short volume will be of great value to methodologists seeking to understand the valuation systems that underlie the EQ-5D. It's user-friendly organization will assist analysts and other members of the health services research community in determining appropriate valuation sets for studies that rely on the EuroQol instrument. (Marthe Gold, (Logan) Professor of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, USA)<p> This book usefully draws together, for the first time, information on the EuroQol Group's value sets of estimated utilities around the world. An important contribution of this book is that analysts now can - and should - use its reporting of the many value sets available to check the extent to which an estimate of the QALY gain of an intervention varies when different sets of estimated utilities are used . (Alastair Fischer, Health Economist, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), UK)<p>'Fina


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