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Public health ethics and practice

Stephen Peckham and Alison Hann (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Ethical dilemmas are not new in the area of health care and policy making, but in recent years, their frequency and diversity have grown considerably. All health professionals now have to consider ... More


Treatment uncertainty and irreversibility in medical care: implications for cost-effectiveness analysis *

Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell, and Lauri Feldman

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the introduction of uncertainty and irreversibility in cost-effectiveness analysis to determine optimal funding and resource allocation for medical technologies, research, and ... More


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