history of ideas about the prolongation of life

the evolution of prolongevity hypotheses to 1800.
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American Philosophical Society , Philadelphia
Longevity., D
SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser., v. 56, pt. 9
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LC ClassificationsQ11 .P6 n.s., vol. 56, pt. 9
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That incorporates the prolongation of life into the quality of life, giving greater weight to years of better health. The economic analysis would value, say, a treatment which gave three years of QALYs (a total of QALYs) over the alternative of five years of QALYs. (!.5 QALYs) Note that while the economic analysis may be saying that.

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