cost-utility analysis

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cost-utility analysis (CUA)

a type of economic evaluation of different approaches to managed health care costs. It compares the degree to which quality of life is improved per dollar spent. A quality-of-life index is used to compare interventions, including quality-adjusted life years.
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A cost-utility analysis of cervical cancer vaccination in preadolescent Canadian females.
Interventions and Evaluation Results in Cost-utility Analysis of Cancer Prevention in Canada Study Intervention Comparator Incremental Cost-effectiveness Ratio (S/QALY *) Brisson, Vaccinating No vaccination $21,000 to $31,000 2007 (8) 12-year-old girls per QALY against HPV-16/18 and HPV-6/11/16/18 Anonychuk, Vaccinating No vaccination $18,672 to $31,687 2009 (10) 12-year-old girls per QALY against HPV-16/18 Custer, Adding pathogen Current $1.
Various issues in cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis are addressed in three chapters, highlighted J.
The authors employed the cost-utility analysis method recommended by the Panel of Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine.
A retrospective cost, threshold and cost-utility analysis by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reviewed the cost of a 2010 Washington, DC-based program that distributed more than 200,000 female condoms and provided more than $414,000 in education services in areas of DC with disproportionately high HIV prevalence among women.
In another analysis of cost, Klinghoffer and colleagues present a cost-utility analysis of radical nephrectomy compared to partial nephrectomy for small renal masses.
A cost-utility analysis suggested that the 3/10 strategy is the optimal strategy under the vast majority of clinical circumstances.
Cost-utility analysis of radical nephrectomy versus partial nephrectomy in the management of small renal masses: Adjusting for the burden of ensuing chronic kidney disease.
7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study, A Cost-Utility Analysis of Lung Cancer Screening and the Additional Benefits of Incorporating Smoking Cessation Interventions, supported by Legacy and The Lung Cancer Alliance was just published in PLOS ONE.
A cost-utility analysis of hysterectomy, endometrial resection and ablation and medical therapy for menorrhagia.