Improving Analysis of Endogenous Multimodal Treatments for Use in Geriatrics Health Outcomes Studies
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Health Services R&D
March 2017 -
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Increasingly, existing large datasets (such as the Geriatrics and Extended Care Data and Analysis Center [GEC-DAC] dataset) and prospective observational/quasi-experimental studies are being used to examine important research questions in seriously ill older adults and to explore new models of care delivery. Randomized controlled trials can be burdensome to seriously ill patients or infeasible to conduct, and they may not produce results generalizable to the population of interest. Observational...