Measuring health burden without discriminating against the disabled

Esposito, Lucio and Hassoun, Nicole (2017) Measuring health burden without discriminating against the disabled. Journal of Public Health, 39 (3). 633–639. ISSN 1741-3842

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    Abstract

    This paper addresses an ethical implication of some health metrics used for evaluating population health, with particular reference to the Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY). Specifically, the paper considers the concern that, such measures may discriminate against the disabled. An analysis of this problem is offered, alongside the formulation of three principles upon which an alternative measure is developed –the Ethically Adjusted Life Year (EALY).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: health measures,disability discrimination,daly,health interventions,global burden of disease
    Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
    Depositing User: Pure Connector
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2016 01:06
    Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019 11:21
    URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/59821
    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw072

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