medical outcomes study


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medical outcomes study

an evaluation of comparable medical care approaches and their relative prognoses.

Medical Outcomes Study

A two-year study of patients with chronic conditions, which was designed to:
(1) Determine whether variations in patient outcomes are explained by differences in system of care, clinician specialty, and clinicians' technical and interpersonal styles; and
(2) Develop more practical tools for the routine monitoring of patient outcomes in medical practice. 

The 116-item MOS core survey measures of quality of life include physical, mental and general health. It was later divided into the SF-36 and SF-12 questionnaires.

medical outcomes study

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MOS

A Study to provide valid comparisons between medical care processes and outcomes as they are affected by system of care and clinician's specialty, as well as by patients' diagnoses and the levels of severity of illness. MOS provides a model for monitoring the results of medical care.
See: medical audit
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Mental Health Care Utilization in Prepaid and Fee-for-Service Plans Among Depressed Patients in the Medical Outcomes Study.
Measuring functional status and wellbeing: The Medical Outcomes Study approach.
The Use of Standardized Measures of Functional Status and Well-being Among Cognitively Impaired and Intact Elders: Results from the Medical Outcomes Study.
Outcomes of Patients with Hypertension and Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus by Different Systems and Specialties: Results from the Medical Outcomes Study.
A Longitudinal Study of Hospitalization Rates for Patients with Chronic Disease: Results from the Medical Outcomes Study.
golimumab for infusion) for the treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to include measures of physical and mental health reported by patients through the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 questionnaire (SF-36).
The study participants completed the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Sleep Scale and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS).
The researchers also assessed general health-related quality of life using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), which also has a 100-point scoring system, and the EuroQ0L Group 5-Dimension Self-Report Questionnaire (EQ-5D), which has two 100-point scores.
The researchers assessed general health-related quality of life using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), which also has a 100-point scoring system, and the EuroQ0L Group 5-Dimension Self-Report Questionnaire (EQ-5D), which has two 100-point scores.
The Medical Outcomes Study, a 36-item, Short Form Health Survey, SF-36 developed, translated and validated into Thai by Jirarattanapholchai K et al (4) was obtained with permission to use for this study.
Both a generic (The Medical Outcomes Study Short Form (SF-36)) and disease specific (Impact of Weight on Quality of Life - Lite version (IWQOL-Lite)) HRQOL instrument were used.
The, Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-12 (SF-12), and standard pulmonary function tests (PFT's).

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