This investigation warrants an AHCPR
rating of "A", indicating that the "evidence is based upon a randomized, well-controlled clinical trial for individuals" with MDD.
1] Nonstandard abbreviations: CPG, clinical practice guideline; AHCPR
, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; CHF, congestive heart failure; ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme; and ERISA, Employee Refinement Income Security Act.
As part of the Agency's reauthorization in 1999, AHCPR
was renamed AHRQ.
Behaviors composing the Practice Scale were based on those identified in the AHCPR
In 1997, AHCPR
and NCPIE co-sponsored the publication of a consumer guide, Prescription Medicines and You, to help consumers understand how to avoid errors in taking medicines.
guidelines address several methods to reduce "tissue load" (the distribution of pressure, friction, and shear on tissue) (Bergstrom et al.
The project director and AHCPR
staff recently presented a study plan and methodology to the Consortium Steering Committee.
The inadequacies of state-of-the-art detection programs, as described by HHS and AHCPR
, suggest that the mere existence of substandard care is not enough to impute constructive knowledge under the false claims laws.
On issues ranging from acupuncture to spinal manual therapy, AHCPR
, FDA, and the NIH have all shown that they will ultimately respond to scientific evidence.
Cost-effectiveness of the clinical practice recommendations in the AHCPR
guideline for smoking cessation.
97-R031), are available by calling the AHCPR
Publications Clearinghouse at 800/358-9295.
Vector Research and AHCPR
opted not to install readers at their internal doors.