Healthcare outcomes assessed with observational study designs compared with those assessed in randomized trials.

  title={Healthcare outcomes assessed with observational study designs compared with those assessed in randomized trials.},
  author={A. Anglemyer and Hacsi Horvath and L. Bero},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  • A. Anglemyer, Hacsi Horvath, L. Bero
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • BACKGROUND Researchers and organizations often use evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to determine the efficacy of a treatment or intervention under ideal conditions. Studies of observational designs are often used to measure the effectiveness of an intervention in 'real world' scenarios. Numerous study designs and modifications of existing designs, including both randomized and observational, are used for comparative effectiveness research in an attempt to give an unbiased… CONTINUE READING
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