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Valuing health for regulatory cost-effectiveness analysis / Wilhelmine Miller, Lisa A. Robinson, and Robert S. Lawrence, editors ; Committee to Evaluate Measures of Health Benefits for Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation, Board on Health Care Services.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-10077-1 (casebound book)

1. Medical care—Cost effectiveness—Research—Methodology. 2. Cost effectiveness. I. Miller, Wilhelmine. II. Robinson, Lisa A. III. Lawrence, Robert S., 1938- . IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Evaluate Measures of Health Benefits for Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation.

[DNLM: 1. Cost-Benefit Analysis—methods—United States. 2. Health Policy—economics—United States. 3. United States Government Agencies—United States. WA 540 AA1 V215 2006]

RA410.5.V35 2006

362.1068′1—dc22

2006001486

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