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Developing a protocol for observational comparative effectiveness research : a user's guide / prepared for, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ; prepared by, Quintiles Outcome ; editors, Priscilla Velentgas, Nancy A. Dreyer, Parivash Nourjah, Scott R. Smith, Marion M. Torchia.

Author/creator Quintiles Outcome (Firm)
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Rockville, MD : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, January 2013.
Description1 online resource (1 PDF file (x, 190 pages)) : illustrations.
Supplemental Content http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo37130
Supplemental Content connect to online version. (PDF)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorVelentgas, Priscilla T., editor.
Other author/creatorDreyer, Nancy A., editor.
Other author/creatorNourjah, Parivash, editor.
Other author/creatorSmith, Scott R., editor.
Other author/creatorTorchia, Marion, editor.
Other author/creatorEffective Health Care Program (U.S.)
Other author/creatorUnited States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, issuing body.
Variant title Developing an observational CER protocol
Series AHRQ publication ; no. 12(13)-EHC099
AHRQ publication ; no. 12(13)-EHC099.
Summary The Observational CER User's Guide serves as a resource for investigators and stakeholders when designing observational comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies, particularly those with findings that are intended to translate into decisions or actions. The User's Guide provides principles for designing research that will inform health care decisions of patients and other stakeholders. Furthermore, it serves as a reference for increasing the transparency of the methods used in a study and standardizing the review of protocols through checklists provided in every chapter.
General noteTitle from PDF title page.
General note"January 2013."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Funding informationPrepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; www.ahrq.gov Contract No. 290-2005-0016-I and 290-2005-0035-I. Prepared by: Quintiles Outcome, Cambridge, MA
Source of descriptionOnline version viewed: Dec. 10, 2013.
ISBN9781587634208
ISBN1587634201
GPO item number0491-B-05 (online)
Govt. docs number HE 20.6508:OB 7

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