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    The quality of life year QALY

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    What is a quality-adjusted life year? How can it be used to compare differences in health status between someone who is healthy and someone who is not? Can it be used to compare health outcomes of someone who is ill with someone who has died?

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    The quality of life year QALY is the value measured in years of life that a particular medical intervention would add. It may be used to compare health status of individuals who are healthy to those who are not by determining the type of interventions that may be ...

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    The quality-adjusted life year is summarized briefly.