What does QALY mean in British Medicine?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand QALY in the Medical field in general and in the British Medicine terminology in particular.

quality-adjusted life year

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What does QALY mean?

quality-adjusted life year(Noun)
A unit of measurement, equivalent to one year of life in perfect health, that can be used to decide whether a medical procedure is worthwhile for an individual.

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