No.Search terms
1exp “costs and cost analysis”/
3exp economics, hospital/
4exp economics, medical/
5exp economics, nursing/
6exp economics, pharmaceutical/
7exp “fees and charges”/
8exp budgets/
10(economic$ or pharmacoeconomic$ or price$ or pricing$ or cost$ or budget$).ti,ab.
11(value adj2 (money or monetary)).ti,ab.
12(expenditure not energy).ti,ab.
14((metabolic or energy or oxygen) adj1 cost$).ti,ab.
1513 not 14
16exp quality-adjusted life years/
17quality adjusted
18exp “quality of life”/
19value of life/
20(qaly$ or qald$ or qale$ or qtime$).tw.
21disability adjusted
23health status indicators/
24(sf36 or sf 36 or short form 36 or shortform 36 or sf thirtysix or sf thirty six or shortform thirtysix or shortform thirty six or short form thirtysix or short form thirty six).tw.
25(sf6 or sf 6 or short form 6 or shortform 6 or sf six or sfsix or shortform six or short form six).tw.
26(sf12 or sf 12 or short form 12 or shortform 12 or sf twelve or sftwelve or shortform twelve or short form twelve).tw.
27(sf16 or sf 16 or short form 16 or shortform 16 or sf sixteen or sfsixteen or shortform sixteen or short form sixteen).tw.
28(sf20 or sf 20 or short form 20 or shortform 20 or sf twenty or sftwenty or shortform twenty or short form twenty).tw.
29(euroqol or euro qol or eq5d or eq 5d).tw.
30(hql or hqol or h qol or hrqol or hr qol).tw.
31(hye or hyes).tw.
32health$ year$ equivalent$.tw.
33health utilit$.tw.
34(hui or hui1 or hui2 or hui3).tw.
37quality of well?
39willingness to
40standard gamble$.tw.
41time trade
4515 or 44

From: Appendix C, Clinical questions and literature search

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