Double Jeopardy and the Use of QALYs in Health Care Allocation
Journal of Medical Ethics 1995 June; 21(3): 144-150
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Singer, Peter; McKie, John; Kuhse, Helga; Richardson, Jeff (1995-06)The use of the Quality Adjusted Life-Year (QALY) as a measure of the benefit obtained from health care expenditure has been attacked on the ground that it gives a lower value to preserving the lives of people with a ...
McKie, John; Kuhse, Helga; Richardson, Jeff; Singer, Peter (1996-08)Harris levels two main criticisms against our original defence of QALYs (Quality Adjusted Life Years). First, he rejects the assumption implicit in the QALY approach that not all lives are of equal value. Second, he ...