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Quality-Adjusted Life Years MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.450.875
E05.318.740.100.750
N01.224.935.464.750
N06.850.505.400.975.450.750
N06.850.520.308.985.450.875
Unique ID
D019057
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019057
Scope Note
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
Entry Term(s)
Adjusted Life Year
Adjusted Life Years
Healthy Years Equivalent
Healthy Years Equivalents
QALYs
QUALYs
Quality Adjusted Life Year
Quality Adjusted Life Years
Quality-Adjusted Life Year
Previous Indexing
Quality of Life (1991-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/20
Revision Date
2021/07/01

No Qualifiers
Quality-Adjusted Life Years Preferred
Healthy Years Equivalents Related
Adjusted Life Years Broader
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