Journal article

Do Model-Based Studies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Measure Correct Values of Utility? A Meta-Analysis

Foruhar Moayeri, Ya-Seng Arthur Hsueh, Philip Clarke, David Dunt

VALUE IN HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive chronic disease that has considerable impact on utility-based health-related quality of life. Utility is a key input of many decision analytic models used for economic evaluations. OBJECTIVE: To systematically review COPD-related utilities and to compare these with alternative values used in decision models. METHODS: The literature review comprised studies that generated utilities for COPD-related stages based on EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire surveys of patients and of decision models of COPD progression that have been used for economic evaluations. The utility values used in modeling studies and those from th..

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