Patient Reported Outcomes Following Surgery for Degenerative Spondylolitshtesis: Comparison of a Universal and Multi-Tier Health Care System.

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Summary of "Patient Reported Outcomes Following Surgery for Degenerative Spondylolitshtesis: Comparison of a Universal and Multi-Tier Health Care System."

Retrospective review of results from a prospectively collected Canadian cohort in comparison to published literature.


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Name: The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
ISSN: 1878-1632


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.

Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.

Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.

The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

The care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially that of a patient after surgery.

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