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The limitations of QALY: a literature review

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Introduction: The Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY) is a recognised metric used to evaluate new and innovative healthcare treatments and optimise resource allocation via rational and explicit methodologies. This review examines present limitations of the QALY metric and foreseeable challenges linked to the advancement of regenerative medicine. Methods: The extant literature was reviewed through electronic searches of four key databases; namely Medline, EMBASE, Econlit and Cochrane. Manuscript...

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Peer reviewed
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10.4172/2157-7633.1000334

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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Saïd Business School
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Pettitt, DA
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Publisher:
OMICS International Publisher's website
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Journal of Stem Cell Research and Therapy Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
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Article: 1000334
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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2157-7633
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uuid:d22a9b1b-c2f0-4f6c-83ee-fdc320e4af61
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616199
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pubs:616199

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