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Medical Decision Making: A Health Economic Primer - Felder, Stefan, and Mayrhofer, Thomas
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This textbook offers a comprehensive analysis of medical decision making under uncertainty by combining Test Information Theory with Expected Utility Theory. The book shows how the parameters of Bayes' theorem can be combined with a value function of health states to arrive at informed test and treatment decisions. The authors distinguish between risk-neutral, risk-averse and prudent decision makers and demonstrate the effects of risk preferences on physicians' decisions. They analyze individual tests, multiple tests and ...

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Medical Decision Making: A Health Economic Primer 2018, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783662571378

Softcover reprint of the original 2nd edition 2017

Paperback

Medical Decision Making: A Health Economic Primer 2017, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

ISBN-13: 9783662534311

2nd edition

Hardcover

Medical Decision Making: A Health Economic Primer 2011, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783642183294

2011 edition

Hardcover