Health, well-being, and measuring the burden of disease

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This essay asks whether the global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors (GBD) should be measured in terms of their consequences for health, as maintained by most of those who are attempting to measure the GBD, or in terms of their consequences for well-being, as argued by John Broome. It answers that the burden of disease should be understood in terms of the consequences of disease for health, and it defends the wider efforts to measure health by those who are in other ways skeptical of the project of measuring the global burden of diseases GBD

Hausman DM. Health, well-being, and measuring the burden of disease. Population Health Metrics.  2012; 10:13. Available at: http://www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/pdf/1478-7954-10-13.pdf


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3/08/2012
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Hausman DM

Norte América