Health Economics: The End of Clinical Freedom?
BMJ (British Medical Journal). 1988 Nov 5; 297(6654): 1183-1186.
A British professor of economics enters the debate within the medical profession over whether it is the doctor's duty to take costs into account when deciding what course of action to recommend for a patient. He surveys differing views on the subject, and concludes with an analysis of Raymond Hoffenberg's thesis in his book
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Williams, Alan (1995-08)This paper explores how medical practice ought to be conducted, in the face of scarcity, if our objective is to maximise the benefits of health. After explaining briefly what the cost-per-QALY criterion means, a series ...