outcomes based research

Practice Guidelines and Outcomes Research (Part III): Scientific Results

Author: 
Jane M. Orient, MD
Article Type: 
Feature Article
Issue: 
Winter 1997
Volume Number: 
2
Issue Number: 
1

The trend in the medical literature written for practicing physicians is away from the old-fashioned study with “materials and methods,” “results,” and “discussion” sections. The new “consensus statements” on practice guidelines have a different format.

Central Planning and Outcomes Based Research

Author: 
Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD
Article Type: 
Commentary
Issue: 
Fall 1996
Volume Number: 
1
Issue Number: 
3

We hear so much about “central planning,” “standardized outcomes based protocols and guidelines,” and other such things these days, that it’s hard to imagine how any of us could have ever survived without them. “Central planners” are so much smarter than the rest of us.  They are able to predict outcomes with uncanny accuracy using well-designed, well-researched testing protocols and guidelines.

Public health, social science, and the scientific method (Part I)

Journal/Website: 
Surgical Neurology (World Neurosurgery)
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Saturday, February 3, 2007
Source: 
http://www.worldneurosurgery.org/article/S0090-3019(06)01080-9/fulltext

During the years 2002-2004, I served in the Injury Research Grant Review Committee (IRGRC, more recently the "Initial Review Group") of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - more specifically, the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).