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Quality-Adjusted Life Years

"Quality-Adjusted Life Years" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Quality-Adjusted Life Years" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Quality-Adjusted Life Years" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 970 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 70 publications in 2020
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