A method for selecting criteria to evaluate medical care.

@article{Wagner1978AMF,
  title={A method for selecting criteria to evaluate medical care.},
  author={Edward H. Wagner and Carol Williams and Robert A. Greenberg and David G Kleinbaum and Stewart Wolf and Michel A Ibrahim},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1978},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={464-70}
}
This study tests a questionnaire method for eliciting process criteria for medical care appraisal. The questionnaire was sent to national samples of family physicians, pediatricians, and pediatricians specializing in infectious diseases asking their opinions about various clinical actions in 125 clinical situations concerning respiratory infection in infants. Five hundred twenty-four (54%) physicians returned completed questionnaires. Questionnaire responses favored the performance of a… CONTINUE READING