Comorbidities in head and neck cancer: agreement between self-report and chart review.

@article{Mukerji2007ComorbiditiesIH,
  title={Comorbidities in head and neck cancer: agreement between self-report and chart review.},
  author={Shraddha S. Mukerji and Sonia A Duffy and Karen E. Fowler and Mumtaz Jamshed Khan and David L. Ronis and Jeffrey E. Terrell},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={136 4},
  pages={
          536-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the accuracy of self-reported comorbidities compared with medical record review and the clinical and sociodemographic characteristics associated with accuracy of self-reported comorbidities. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a prospective study of 458 newly diagnosed head and neck cancer patients using self-administered questionnaire and medical chart review data. Overall and itemwise consistency between self-report and chart review was evaluated. Social, clinical, and… CONTINUE READING

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