The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology: Background Paper 2: Case Studies of Medical Technologies: Case Study 9: The Artificial Heart: Cost, Risks, and Benefits

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A case study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses the artificial heart program and "provides an opportunity to address policy questions concerning the distribution of research funds for treating heart disease, the equitable distribution of medical technology, and the potential costs to society before this life-saving technology is available for therapeutic use" (p. 3).

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 1982
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A case study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses the artificial heart program and "provides an opportunity to address policy questions concerning the distribution of research funds for treating heart disease, the equitable distribution of medical technology, and the potential costs to society before this life-saving technology is available for therapeutic use" (p. 3).

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viii, 94 p. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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