The effectiveness of the use of patient-based measures of health in routine practice in improving the process and outcomes of patient care: a literature review.

@article{Greenhalgh1999TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of the use of patient-based measures of health in routine practice in improving the process and outcomes of patient care: a literature review.},
  author={Joanne Greenhalgh and Keith Meadows},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={401-16}
}
Despite a number of potential benefits to both the clinician and the patient, patient-based measures of health have not been routinely or systematically used within routine practice by clinicians in the care of individual patients. There are a number of practical, methodological and attitudinal barriers which have so far limited the use of patient-based measures of health within routine practice. The extent to which these barriers are overcome is likely to influence the effectiveness of such… CONTINUE READING

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