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The lack of theoretical support for using person trade-offs in QALY-type models

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  • Lars Østerdal

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal The European Journal of Health Economics.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 429-436

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    Keywords: Person trade-off; QALY; DALY; Pareto principle; Social welfare; H4; I1; D6;

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