Outcomes measurement and guidelines issues: From BMJ

This post courtesy of Anne Taylor-Vaisey: Here are some items of possible interest from the current BMJ:

The need for outcome measures in medical education

Lambert Schuwirth, Peter Cantillon

BMJ 2005;331:977-978, doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7523.977

Doctors who write guidelines often have ties to the drug industry

Janice Hopkins Tanne

BMJ 2005;331:982, doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7523.982-a

What the educators are saying

Kevin W Eva, Val Wass

BMJ 2005;331:1006, doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7523.1006

ABC of health informatics: How computers help make efficient use of consultations

Frank Sullivan, Jeremy C Wyatt

BMJ 2005;331:1010-1012, doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7523.1010

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