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Measuring the global burden of disease philosophical dimensions / edited by Nir Eyal [and four others]

Colaborador(es): Eyal, Nir [editor]Tipo de material: TextoTextoSeries Descripción: 1 online resource illustrations, mapsTipo de contenido: text Tipo de medio: computer Tipo de portador: online resourceISBN: 9780190082550; 0190082550; 0190082577; 9780190082574Tema(s): World health -- Research | Diseases -- Philosophy | Diseases -- PhilosophyGénero/Forma: Electronic books.Formatos físicos adicionales: Print version:: Measuring the global burden of diseaseClasificación CDD: 362.1072 Clasificación LoC:RA441Recursos en línea: EBSCOhost texto completo Resumen: "In this volume, a group of leading philosophers, economists, epidemiologists, and policy scholars continue a twenty-year discussion of philosophical questions connected to the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD), one of the largest-scale research collaborations in global health. Chapters explore issues in ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, the philosophy of economics, and the philosophy of medicine. Some chapters identify previously-unappreciated aspects of the GBD, including the way it handles causation and aggregates complex data; while others offer fresh perspectives on frequently-discussed topics such as discounting, age-weighting, and the valuation of health states. The volume concludes with a set of chapters discussing how epidemiological data should and shouldn't be used"-- Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index

"In this volume, a group of leading philosophers, economists, epidemiologists, and policy scholars continue a twenty-year discussion of philosophical questions connected to the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD), one of the largest-scale research collaborations in global health. Chapters explore issues in ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, the philosophy of economics, and the philosophy of medicine. Some chapters identify previously-unappreciated aspects of the GBD, including the way it handles causation and aggregates complex data; while others offer fresh perspectives on frequently-discussed topics such as discounting, age-weighting, and the valuation of health states. The volume concludes with a set of chapters discussing how epidemiological data should and shouldn't be used"-- Provided by publisher

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