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Public views on principles for health care priority setting: Findings of a European cross-country study using Q methodology

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  • van Exel, Job
  • Baker, Rachel
  • Mason, Helen
  • Donaldson, Cam
  • Brouwer, Werner

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Resources available to the health care sector are finite and typically insufficient to fulfil all the demands for health care in the population. Decisions must be made about which treatments to provide. Relatively little is known about the views of the general public regarding the principles that should guide such decisions.

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  • van Exel, Job & Baker, Rachel & Mason, Helen & Donaldson, Cam & Brouwer, Werner, 2015. "Public views on principles for health care priority setting: Findings of a European cross-country study using Q methodology," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 126(C), pages 128-137.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:socmed:v:126:y:2015:i:c:p:128-137
    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.12.023
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