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Evaluating policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection and interpretation of study end points

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Title:
Evaluating policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection and interpretation of study end points
Authors:
Lilford RJ, Chilton PJ, Hemming K, Girling AJ, Taylor CA, Barach P
Journal:
BMJ
Publication date:
2010
Volume:
341
First page:
c4413
ISSN:
1468-5833
Link to pubmed:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20802000
Publication type:
Journal
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The effect of many cost effective policy and service interventions cannot be detected at the level of the patient. This new framework could help improve the design (especially choice of primary end point) and interpretation of evaluative studies.

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Evaluating policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection and interpretation of study end points Lilford RJ, Chilton PJ, Hemming K, Girling AJ, Taylor CA, Barach P. BMJ 2010; 341:c4413.

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