Evaluating the feasibility of developing national outcomes data bases to assist patients with making treatment decisions / Cheryl L. Damberg [and others].
Contributor(s): Damberg, Cheryl.Material type: BookPublisher: Santa Monica : Rand Corp., 2003Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833057189; 9780833057181.Subject(s): Outcome assessment (Medical care) -- United States -- Databases | Patient education -- United States -- Databases | Patients -- United States -- Decision making -- Databases | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Attitude to Health | Community Health Services | Community Participation | Consumer Organizations | Consumer Participation | Databases as Topic | Databases -- United States | Decision Making -- United States | Decision Making | Delivery of Health Care | Diagnosis | Health Care Economics and Organizations | Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation | Health Care | Health Services Administration | Health Services | Information Science | Information Storage and Retrieval | Information Systems | Medical Informatics Applications | Medical Informatics | Mental Processes | Organizations | Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care) | Outcome Assessment (Health Care) | Patient Acceptance of Health Care | Patient Participation -- United States | Patient Participation | Prognosis | Psychiatry and Psychology | Psychological Phenomena and Processes | Quality of Health Care | Thinking | Treatment Outcome -- United States | Treatment Outcome | Health & Biological Sciences | Medical Research | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | Medicine | Outcome assessment (Medical care) | Patient education | United States | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | Databases.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evaluating the feasibility of developing national outcomes data bases to assist patients with making treatment decisions.DDC classification: 362.1/0285 | 362.17 Online resources: Digital version
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-131).
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.
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.
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