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Authors: Frederick J. Manning, Board On Health Sciences Policy
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Keywords: research, roundtable, clinical, meeting, june, summary
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Download free ebook: Summary Of The June 2000 Meeting Of The Clinical Research Roundtable......
Authors: Mark R. Chassin, Jacqueline Kosecoff, David Solomon, Robert H. Brook
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Keywords: determinants, appropriateness, clinical, used, angiography, coronary
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This Note uses ratings of appropriateness derived from an expert physician panel to measure how appropriately physicians in 1981 performed coronary angiography in a randomly selected, community-based sample of cases in the Medicare population. The authors studied three large geographic areas in three states, representing regions of high and low use.The high-use site had fewer procedures classified......
Authors: Jacqueline Kosecoff, Mark R. Chassin, Arlene Fink, Mary Frances Flynn, Lois Mccloskey, Barbara Genovese, Carole Oken, David Solomon, Robert H. Brook
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Keywords: care, community, practice, medical, appropriateness, clinical, data, obtaining
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The authors sought the voluntary cooperation of a randomly selected sample of community physicians and hospitals in five states for a study of how appropriately they performed coronary angiography, carotid endarterectomy, and upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy. Ninety percent of 913 sampled physicians (n=819) consented to a review of up to 20 of their 1981 Medicare patients' records. These phy......
Author: Division Of Health Care Services
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Keywords: clinical, conditions, priorities, setting, initiative, effectiveness
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Download free ebook: Effectiveness Initiative:setting Priorities For Clinical Conditions......
Authors: W. L. Sibley, Marsha Hopwood, Gabriel F. Groner, Norman A. Palley
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Keywords: investigators, initial, functional, description, clinical, system, data, management, analysis, prototype
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The initial functional specifications for a minicomputer-based prototype data management and analysis system to be used in investigating the role of such systems in clinical research.This prototype is being developed as part of the CLINFO project, which is sponsored by the Division of Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health.In addition to its data management and analysis capabiliti......
ISBN: 0833002899, 9780833002891
Authors: Marsha Hopwood, John C. Mabry, W. L. Sibley
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Keywords: clinical, characterization, recommendations, trials, research, general, role, centers
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Reports the results of the second year of a two-year project to evaluate the role of NIH-supported General Clinical Research Centers (GCRCs) in clinical trials, with emphasis on information processing.GCRCs provide personnel and facility resources to support clinical research (including trials).Based on interviews with about 130 investigators and 75 support staff members, the authors recommended t......
ISBN: 0309090636, 9780309090636
Authors: Catharyn T. Liverman, Dan G. Blazer, editors, Committee On Assessing The Need For Clinical Trials Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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Keywords: directions, research, clinical, aging, testosterone
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Popular culture often equates testosterone with virility, strength, and the macho male physique. Viewed by some as anantiaging tonic,testosterone s reputation and increased use by men of all ages in the United States have outpaced the scientific evidence about its potential benefits and risks. In particular there has been growing concern about an increase in the number of middle-aged and older men......
ISBN: 0833025015, 9780833025012
Authors: Lucian L. Leape, Steven J. Bernstein, Constance J. Bohon, Vivian M. Dickerson, Frank W. Ling, Richard N. Shiffman, David E. Kanouse
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Keywords: indications, recommendations, clinical, hysterectomy
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The report presents recommendations based on appropriateness ratings of indications for hysterectomy. The recommendations were developed to provide an authoritative guide to help physicians decide whether to recommend hysterectomy for non-emergency, non-malignant disease. Readers are assumed to be knowledgeable about the full spectrum of gynecological disease and its management, including indicati......
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