Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers

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Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers

Description

These research summaries, for consumers, clinicians, and policymakers, provide information about the benefits and risks of different treatments for different health conditions. The summaries are based on comparative effectiveness reviews that cover numerous health topics. The summaries are not clinical recommendations or guidelines and should not be interpreted as such.

The covered health topics include:

  • Breathing conditions
  • Cancer
  • Developmental delays, ADHD, autism
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive system conditions
  • Heart and blood vessel conditions
  • Infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS
  • Mental health
  • Muscle, bone, and joint conditions
  • Pediatrics
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
Select summaries are also available in Spanish.

Developer:

Effective Health Care Program

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2011
Original Summary: January 2012
Last Updated: 04/25/12

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