Understanding Health Care Outcomes Research

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Robert L. Kane
Aspen Publishers, 1997 - Medical - 265 pages
This remarkable volume is the first book on outcomes research. And it's a resource no quality-minded health care professional should be without. Because inside -- explained in laymen's terms -- is everything needed to plan and execute studies that provide a clear, accurate picture of what's working and what's not. Understanding Health Care Outcomes Reseatch gives readers a wealth of expert advice on the basic framework needed to conduct any type of outcomes research, formulating the model, choosing study design, developing meaningful measures, gathering data, assessing and presenting results, and much, much more!

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Chapter 1Approaching the Outcomes Question
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