Quality of Care for General Medical Conditions: A Review of the Literature and Quality Indicators

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Quality of Care for
General
Medical Conditions

A Review of the Literature
and Quality Indicators

Eve A. Kerr · Steven M. Asch
Eric G. Hamilton · Elizabeth A. McGlynn
Editors

RAND Health

Supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Tables xiii
  • Figures xv
  • Acknowledgements xvii
  • Introduction 1
  • References 26
  • 1 - Acne 29
  • References 34
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Acne 35
  • 2 - Alcohol Dependence 37
  • References 43
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Alcohol Dependence 45
  • 3 - Allergic Rhinitis 49
  • References 52
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Allergic Rhinitis 53
  • 4 - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (bph) 55
  • References 63
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (bph) 65
  • 5 - Cataracts 69
  • References 78
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Cataracts 81
  • 6 - Cholelithiasis 85
  • References 90
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Cholelithiasis 91
  • 7 - Dementia 93
  • References 105
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Dementia 109
  • 8 - Depression 115
  • References 123
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Depression 125
  • 9 - Diabetes Mellitus 129
  • References 137
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Diabetes Mellitus 141
  • 10 - Hormone Replacement Therapy 145
  • References 149
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Hormone Replacement Therapy 150
  • 11 - Headache 151
  • References 156
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Headache 158
  • 12 - Hip Fracture 163
  • References 174
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Hip Fracture 179
  • 13 - Hysterectomy 183
  • References 190
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Hysterectomy 191
  • 14 - Inguinal Hernia 193
  • References 203
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Inguinal Hernia 205
  • 15 - Low Back Pain (acute) 207
  • References 216
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Low Back Pain (acute) 221
  • 16 - Orthopedic Conditions 225
  • References 240
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Orthopedic Conditions 243
  • 17 - Osteoarthritis Treatment 247
  • References 255
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Osteoarthritis 260
  • 18 - Dyspepsia and Peptic Ulcer Disease 263
  • References 280
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Dyspepsia and Peptic Ulcer Disease 284
  • 19 - Preventive Care 291
  • References 311
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Preventive Care 314
  • 20 - Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases 323
  • References 341
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Vaginitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases 343
  • 21 - Urinary Tract Infection 349
  • References 355
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Urinary Tract Infections 358
  • 22 - Vertigo and Dizziness 363
  • References 382
  • Recommended Quality Indicators for Vertigo and Dizziness 386
  • Appendix A: Panel Rating Summary by Condition 391
  • Appendix B: Crosswalk Table of Original and Final Indicators 429
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