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The EuroQol 5-dimension (EQ-5D) is a standard instrument that is widely used for measuring health-related quality of life and quality-adjusted life years in economic evaluation of healthcare interventions.
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Name: Value in health regional issues
The aim of this study was to compare utility weights of EuroQoL-five-dimension-3 levels (EQ-5D-3L) and Short-Form six-dimension (SF-6D) in a representative cohort of patients with chronic kidney disea...
Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL or utility) is a complex issue especially in children with temporary health states.
Mapping of health-related quality-of-life measures to health utility values can facilitate cost-utility evaluation. Regression-based methods tend to lead to shrinkage of variance. This study aims to m...
Health utilities are a preference-based method of valuing health states that are used in health care research, such as economic evaluations. There are limited health utility valuation data for patient...
The contingent valuation (CV) method is an alternative approach to typical health economic methods for valuing interventions that have both health and non-health outcomes. Fertility treatment, such as...
The aim of the work is to provide a validated Arabic version of EuroQol 5D-5L ,so that it would be used as a quality of life assessment tool for Egyptian patients Specific objectives: ...
The aim of the study is valuation of quality of life (QL) in children with asthma and analysis of the factors that can have influence on it. The clinical problems included into the aim are...
One factor that limits the effectiveness of adjuvant hormone therapy for breast cancer is medication nonadherence. Adherence to long-term medication regimens requires valuation of temporal...
Purposes of this study: 1) To define comprehensive set of descriptive health states related to treatment of cervical cancer (e.g. radical hysterectomy, whole pelvic radiation, brachytherap...
Traditionally, laparoscopy has been based on 2-dimensional (2D) imaging, which has represented a considerable challenge for those approaching this technique. Thus, 3-dimensional (3D) visua...
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE established in 1990 to "provide indexing, abstracting, translating, publishing, and other services leading to a more effective and timely dissemination of information on research, demonstration projects, and evaluations with respect to health care to public and private entities and individuals engaged in the improvement of health care delivery..." It supersedes the National Center for Health Services Research. The United States Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...