Valuing Health Care: Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness of Pharmaceuticals and Other Medical Technologies
Frank A. SloanISBN: 0521576466; 9780521576468;
This book is about the cost effectiveness of present and future medical technologies. Methods of analyzing cost effectiveness are described in terms of choices that take into consideration dollar values of treatment, quality of life and the rationale fordeciding who should receive treatment in situations of rationed care. Essays in the book range from lay level to technical state of the art, making the book of interest to a wide variety of readers.