Double Jeopardy, the Equal Value of Lives and the Veil of Ignorance: A Rejoinder to Harris
Journal of Medical Ethics 1996 August; 22(4): 204-208
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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 ...
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 ...