Towards measurement of outcome for patients with varicose veins.

@article{Garratt1993TowardsMO,
  title={Towards measurement of outcome for patients with varicose veins.},
  author={Andrew Malcolm Garratt and L M Macdonald and Danny Adolph Ruta and Ian Russell and Joanna Buckingham and Zygmunt H. Krukowski},
  journal={Quality in health care : QHC},
  year={1993},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={5-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop a valid and reliable outcome measure for patients with varicose veins. DESIGN Postal questionnaire survey of patients with varicose veins. SETTING Surgical outpatient departments and training general practices in Grampian region. SUBJECTS 373 patients, 287 of whom had just been referred to hospital for their varicose veins and 86 who had just consulted a general practitioner for this condition and, for comparison, a random sample of 900 members of the general… CONTINUE READING