Development of new methods to assess the outcomes of emergency care

C. B. Cairns, H. G. Garrison, J. R. Hedges, D. L. Schriger, T. D. Valenzuela

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Abstract

This article provides information supporting the need for new outcome measures in emergency care. It also addresses the use of outcome measures in emergency care, the impact of emergency care, identification of at-risk groups, new approaches to measuring patient satisfaction, quality of life and cost-effectiveness, and the unique related implications for emergency medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)166-171
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of emergency medicine
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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