Flashcards in Evidence Based Medicine 2 (DONE) Deck (8):
What is a formulary?
A formulary is a list that specifies the medicines and treatments that are approved for use within a particular care setting
What are guidelines?
An outline of management
Created by experts in given field
For professionals without specialist knowledge
Often allow considerable freedom of choice
What are protocols?
Specific and definitive
Provide a definite procedure to be followed
Does not allow the freedom of choice
What is covered by clinical decision making?
What are patient orientated outcomes (POOs) and disease orientated outcomes (DOOs)?
Two types of evidences:
Patient orientated outcomes- evidences that have a direct tangible effect on a patient group
Disease orientated outcomes- a result that has an effect on the disease itself
How are drugs chosen for formularies?
The STEPS acronym gives five simple and valid reasons for consideration when deciding the benefits and harms of one drug over another
What is health technology?
Health technology refers to the application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives