The Appropriateness of Use of Selected Medical and Surgical Procedures and Its Relationship to Geographic Variations in Their Use
Published in: The Appropriateness of Use of Selected Medical and Surgical Procedures and its Relationship to Geographic Variations in Their Use / Ed. by Mark R. Chassin. (Ann Arbor, MI: Association for Health Services Research and Health Administration Press, 1989), 160 p
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1988
Study design, methods, procedures, analysis, and validation in the Rand studies of coronary angiography, carotid edarterectomy, and diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Closes with conclusions from the studies and their implications for physician education, reimbursement, health policy, and future research.