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Patient reports of the outcomes of treatment: a structured review of approaches.

Abstract:

Patient reports or ratings are essential for measuring the quality of patient care. Measures designed for this purpose tend to focus on the processes and structures of care rather than the outcomes of it. The latter is arguably the most valid indicator of the quality of care patients receive. Typically this information is gathered by probing patient satisfaction with treatment as part of an investigation of satisfaction with hospital care. More recently patient ratings of the outcome of treat...

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10.1186/1477-7525-12-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Gibbons, E More by this author
Fitzpatrick, R More by this author
Journal:
Health and quality of life outcomes
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
5
Publication date:
2014
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1477-7525
ISSN:
1477-7525
URN:
uuid:f8cc6139-7e07-48f0-ad4a-5a4267834dfe
Source identifiers:
446859
Local pid:
pubs:446859

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