Another Peep Behind the Veil
Journal of Medical Ethics 1996 August; 22(4): 216-221
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McKie, John; Kuhse, Helga; Richardson, Jeff; Singer, Peter (1996-08)Harris argues that if QALYs are used only 50% of the population will be eligible for survival, whereas if random methods of allocation are used 100% will be eligible. We argue that this involves an equivocation in the ...
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 ...