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Outcomes Research: Fact Sheet
The Outcome of Outcomes Research at AHCPR: Final Report
Outcomes of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research—Impact of Studies Funded: Final Report
Outcomes of Pharmaceutical Therapy: Program Update
Program on Health Outcomes Presentations

Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs)

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Research Programs

Excellence Centers to Eliminate Ethnic/Racial Disparities (EXCEED)
Research Initiative in Clinical Economics
Research Priority Topics: Section 1013, Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
Translating Research into Practice (TRIP II)

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Outcomes Research Findings for Clinicians

Beta-Blockers for Acute Myocardial Infarction
Low Birthweight: Findings from the 1992-98 PORT
Low Birthweight in Minority and High-Risk Women
Cataract Surgery: Routine Preoperative Testing
Chiropractic in the United States: Training, Practice, and Research
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Improving Treatment Decisions for Patients
Pneumonia: New Prediction Model Proves Promising
Prevent Rickets: Vitamin D Supplementation in Breast-Fed Babies
Schizophrenia: Patterns of Usual Care
Schizophrenia: PORT Treatment Recommendations
Stroke Prevention Recommendations
Sudden Cardiac Death: Treatment to Prevent
Vision Rehabilitation: Care and Benefit Plan Models

Medical Treatment Effectiveness Program (MEDTEP) Archive

MEDTEP Research Projects, 1989-96 and MEDTEP Update

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