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Effect of the quality and outcomes framework on diabetes care in the United Kingdom: Retrospective cohort study

Abstract:

Objectives: To examine the management of diabetes between 2001 and 2007 in the United Kingdom and to assess whether changes in the quality of care reflect existing temporal trends or are a direct result of the implementation of the quality and outcomes framework. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Setting: 147 general practices (annual list size over 1 million) across the UK. Patients: People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Main outcome measures: Annual prevalence of diabetes and attainment ...

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10.1136/bmj.b1870

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Calvert, M More by this author
Shankar, A More by this author
McManus, RJ More by this author
Freemantle, N More by this author
Journal:
BMJ (Online)
Volume:
338
Issue:
7707
Pages:
1366-1370
Publication date:
2009-06-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
URN:
uuid:6f4aa78a-097c-4990-a2da-26486f60afab
Source identifiers:
205856
Local pid:
pubs:205856
Language:
English

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