Health Technology Assessment (HTA) aims, through empirical analysis, to shed light on the value of health technologies to inform decision-making. In The VALIDATE handbook: an approach on the integration of values in doing assessments of health technologies, we will show that in HTA, normative commitments act as an indispensable guide for the collection and interpretation of empirical evidence.Book Details
This book aims to combine knowledge and insight for an audience with sufficient prior knowledge of the broad field in which genetics and reproduction are intertwined. To this end, the “knowledge landscape” has been organized in 19 chapters and 4 text boxes. The power of language has been used as an aid in the search for insight, so that a structure has been created for people who deal with this matter professionally (including education). Also for the educated layman it has a lot to offer, thanks to the excellent illustrations and an up to date glossary of scientific terms.
This book provides unique insights into how health professionals and people with Parkinson’s disease shape care together. It shows both the courage and vulnerabilities of those who have to face this disease. It consists of photos of people with Parkinson’s disease and their care professionals, both of their interaction and portrayed individually, interwoven with fragments of their dialogue about meaningful care.