Economic evaluation and society's health values: Price and value are differentBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7486.311 (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:311
- Peter Davies, general practitioner (email@example.com)
- Shelf Surgery, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 7PQ
EDITOR—I admire Coast's bravery in writing a penetrating review of health economics.1 I wonder if the problems go even deeper than she has acknowledged.
Firstly, I do not think that society is in tune with what its health values are.2 3 Even if society is in touch with these values any individual within it changes his or her values immediately he or …