The Quality of Medical Care: Information for Consumers

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Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, 1988 - 318 pages

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Page 209 - Association, the American Medical Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Council of Medical Specialty Societies.
Page 259 - External validity refers to the extent to which the results of a study can be generalized to a larger population.
Page 301 - Haley RW, Culver DH, Morgan WM, et al. Identifying patients at high risk of surgical wound infection: a simple multivariate index of patient susceptibility and wound contamination.
Page 291 - Guidelines for Perinatal Care is required reading for all physicians and nurses who care for pregnant women and newborns. It details the joint recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Page 280 - Reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions resulting from substandard care provided during the prior admission 2. Assure the provision of medical services which, when not performed, have significant potential for causing serious patient complications 3.

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