HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Quarterly Discussion Paper round-up

The following DPs were published this quarter and are available freely online here.

·    Peasgood T, Ward S, Brazier J. A review and meta analysis of health state utility values in breast cancer. DP 10-15.

·    Carlton J. Clinicians’ perspectives of health related quality of life (HRQoL) implications of amblyopia: a qualitative study. DP 10-14.

·    Mulhern B, Smith SC, Rowen D, et al.  Improving the measurement of QALYs in dementia: Developing patient- and carer-reported health state classification systems using Rasch analysis. DP 10-13.

·    Ara R, Wailoo AJ.   Estimating health state utility values for comorbid health conditions: a synopsis of the current evidence base. DP 10-12.

·    Ara R, Brazier JE. Using health state utility values from the general population to approximate baselines in decision analytic models when condition specific data are not available. DP 10-11.

·    McTaggart Cowan HM, Tsuchiya A, O'Cathain A, et al.  The impact of disease adaptation information on general population values for rheumatoid arthritis states.  DP 10-10.

·    Rowen D, Brazier J, Tsuchiya A, et al.  It’s all in the name, or is it? The impact of labelling on health state values. DP 10-09.

·    Hernández Alava M, Wailoo AJ, Ara R.  Tails from the Peak District: adjusted censored mixture models of EQ-5D health state utility values.  DP 10-08.

·    Stevens K . Valuation of the Child Health Utility Index 9D (CHU9D). DP 10-07.

·    Hernández Alava M, Wailoo AJ. Multilevel modelling of cost data: an application to thrombolysis and primary angioplasty in the UK NHS. DP 10-06.

·    Carlton J, Kaltenthaler E. Amblyopia and quality of life: a systematic review. DP 10-05.

·    Simon Dixon.  Public attitudes to compulsory health programmes: generating questions from a focus group to support a willingness to pay study.  DP 10-04.