Effect of panel composition on appropriateness ratings.

Abstract

Cholecystectomy is performed frequently and for relatively few indications. An all surgical panel agreed on more indications and fewer contra-indications for cholecystectomy than a mixed specialty panel but did not approve indications for patients with higher comorbidity. In mixed panels subspecialists (gastroenterologists) were more conservative than… (More)

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@article{Fraser1994EffectOP, title={Effect of panel composition on appropriateness ratings.}, author={Gerald M. Fraser and Dina Pilpel and Jacqueline Kosecoff and Robert H. Brook}, journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care}, year={1994}, volume={6 3}, pages={251-5} }