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Statistical methods for studying the frequency of monitoring chronic conditions

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Evidence for the timing and frequency of monitoring chronic conditions in primary care is often of low quality or absent. Recently, a methodology based upon repeated measures of monitoring tests has been developed to evaluate monitoring strategies which differ by frequency and the length of interval. In studies using this approach, it has been shown that there is potential for substantial over-detection and over-treatment through routine monitoring.

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:a9d9f055-2987-4668-8120-4cf246463761
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ora:11754
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English
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