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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Technology Transfer at the National Institutes of Health: A Technical Memorandum

Technology Transfer at the National Institutes of Health: A Technical Memorandum

Date: March 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines "current technology transfer and assessment activities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)" (p. iii).
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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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Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly: manpower for selected technologies

Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly: manpower for selected technologies

Date: January 1986
Creator: Hanft, Ruth S.
Description: This report discusses use an manpower issues related to file life-sustaining technologies widely used by elderly: dialysis, mechanical ventilation, resuscitation, antibiotics, and nutrition support.
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