Are Large Differences in "Lifesaving" Costs Justified? a Psychometric Study of the Relative Value Placed on Preventing Deaths
Mendeloff, John M.
Kaplan, Robert M.
Risk Analysis. 1989 Sep; 9(3): 349-363.
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Attitudes of Seriously Ill Patients Toward Treatment That Involves High Costs and Burdens on Others Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Kronick, Richard; Kaplan, Robert M.; Anderson, John P.; Langer, Robert D. (1994)In this article, we report the responses of seriously ill patients who were asked how long they would want to live, and what percentage of their life savings they would be willing to spend, if their treatment left them totally ...