The Rule of Rescue
Social Science and Medicine 2003 June; 56(12): 2407-2419
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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 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 ...