Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Care, and the Public's Health

Lauer, Michael S.
August 2004
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2004, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p975
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on J.M. Perschbacher and colleagues' study on the use of accepted evidence-based therapies for acute myocardial infarction in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Definition of clinical epidemiology; Challenges associated with measuring quality of clinical care with epidemiological methods; Importance of frequently measuring and attempting to improve the delivery of evidence-based treatments.


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