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Juan D. Moreno-Ternero and Carmen Herrero
 
''A new outcome measure for cost-utility analyses of screening programs''
( 2005, Vol. 9 No.7 )
 
 
We show that, under some plausible assumptions, the gain in QALYs a screening program offers is a positive linear transformation of the program's sensitivity level. This result simplifies considerably the cost-utility analysis of mutually exclusive screening programs.
 
 
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JEL: I1 - Health: General
 
Manuscript Received : Sep 16 2005 Manuscript Accepted : Sep 19 2005

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