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kvalitetsjusterade levnadsår (QALYs)

quality-adjusted life years [ENGLISH]

Measure of health in which the length of an individual’s life is weighted to reflect quality of life (or utility), which is used to assess the health effects of a medical intervention.

kvalitetsjusterade levnadsår [SWEDISH]

Ett (hälsoekonomiskt) mått för att mäta kostnad per vunnet kvalitetsjusterat levnadsår.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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