Tools for Evaluating Health Technologies: Five Background Papers

Tools for Evaluating Health Technologies: Five Background Papers

Date: September 1994
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper deals with one of the most basic questions in any health research endeavor: how to measure the outcomes associated with whatever is being studied. The paper describes in greater detail some of the research techniques discussed.
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Health Care Technology and Its Assessment in Eight Countries

Health Care Technology and Its Assessment in Eight Countries

Date: February 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This paper discusses the experiences of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom—technology assessment with six technologies (or sets of technologies) including evaluation and management efforts and how the technologies diffused— are presented and compared.
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Nutritional support and hydration for critically and terminally ill elderly

Nutritional support and hydration for critically and terminally ill elderly

Date: 1989
Creator: Lipschitz, David A. & Chernoff, Ronni
Description: This report discusses malnutrition as a problem of increasing prevalence in hospitalized patients. The report will primary focus on the critically, terminally or chronically ill elderly, as well the detection, prevention and management of protein energy malnutrition.
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