Evaluating the Feasibility of Developing National Outcomes Data Bases to Assist Patients with Making Treatment Decisions [electronic resource] : Data Bases to Assist Patients Wtih Making Treatment Decisions
- Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, 2003.
1 online resource (138 p.)
- Medical subjects:
- Treatment Outcome.
Databases as Topic.
- Electronic books.
- This report examines issues surrounding the establishment of a national patient outcomes database that would be used by patients and providers to make more informed treatment decisions. It focuses on prostate cancer and surgery for osteoarthritis. The authors conclude that such longitudinal databases would be both desirable and feasible but would require substantial resources.
- Preliminaries; INTRODUCTION; A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING NATIONAL OUTCOMES DATA BASES; SHARED DECISION-MAKING: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE; PROSTATE CANCER DATA BASE FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT; OSTEOARTHRITIS DATA BASE FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT; CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; Draft Questions-Prostate Cancer Consultative Meeting; ; REFERENCES
- Description based upon print version of record.
- Hiatt, Liisa.
Chan, Kitty S.
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