Development of new methods to assess the outcomes of emergency care

Charles B. Cairns, Herbert G. Garrison, Jerris R. Hedges, David L. Schriger, Terence D. Valenzuela

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This article provides information supporting the need for new outcome measures in emergency care. It also addresses the use of these measures in emergency care, the impact of emergency care, identification of atrisk groups, new approaches to measuring patient satisfaction, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness, and the related unique implications for emergency medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-161
Number of pages5
JournalAcademic Emergency Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Emergency medicine
  • Methodology
  • Outcomes
  • Research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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