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Title Evaluating the feasibility of developing national outcomes data bases to assist patients with making treatment decisions / Cheryl L. Damberg [and others]
Published Santa Monica : Rand Corp., 2003

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Contents 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 -- Appendix A. Draft questions-Prostate cancer consultative meeting, March 22, 2002 -- Appendix B. Draft questions-Arthritis consultative meeting, March 13, 2002 -- Appendix C. Prostate cancer meeting participants -- Appendix D. Arthritis meeting participants
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-131)
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Subject Outcome assessment (Medical care) -- United States -- Databases
Patients -- United States -- Decision making -- Databases
Patient education -- United States -- Databases
Decision making.
Patient participation.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Databases as Topic
Decision Making
Patient Participation
Treatment Outcome
Outcome Assessment, Health Care
Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care
decision making.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Patient education.
United States
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Databases.
Form Electronic book
Author Damberg, Cheryl.
ISBN 9780833057181
0833057189