Point-of-care international normalized ratio (INR) monitoring devices for patients on long-term oral anticoagulation therapy [electronic resource] : an evidence-based analysis /
Medical Advisory Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Toronto, Ont. : Medical Advisory Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 2009
1 electronic text (114 p.) : ill., digital file.
9781443507929 (electronic bk.)
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Toronto, Ont. : Medical Advisory Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 2009
9781443507929 (electronic bk.)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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Executive summary -- Subject of the evidence-based analysis -- Clinical need: target population and condition: Burden of the Condition -- Current standard of care: Patient Management -- Description of technology -- Regulatory status -- Evidence-based analysis of effectiveness: Research Questions -- Methods -- Inclusion Criteria -- Exclusion criteria -- Method of Review -- Assessment of Quality of Evidence -- Results of evidence-based analysis: Summary of Existing Evidence -- Results of the MAS Systematic Review -- Quality Assessment of Included Studies -- Studies on POC INR Monitoring: Patient Eligibility and Participation -- Studies on POC INR Monitoring: INR Testing Frequency and Patient Training -- Anticoagulation Control -- Major Complications and Deaths -- Survival -- Results of Subgroup Analyses -- Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Life -- Ontario-based Evidence on Patient Reported Outcomes -- Summary of Findings of Literature Review -- Quality of the Evidence -- GRADE Quality of Evidence -- Economic analysis: Objective -- Review of Economic Literature -- Evaluation -- Comparators -- Target Population -- Perspective & Time Horizon -- Modelling -- Valuing Outcomes -- Resource Use and Costs -- Discounting -- Variability and Uncertainty -- Results -- Sensitivity Analyses -- Limitations -- Conclusions -- Health Systems Impact -- Acknowledgments.
Existing guidelines: Consensus Guidelines for PST/PSM -- Additional considerations: Frequency of INR monitoring and Patient Education -- Ontario health system impact analysis -- Eligibility and Selection of Patients for PST/PSM Strategies -- Diffusion of the Technology -- Implementation Considerations -- Conclusions -- Appendices: Appendix 1: Literature Search Strategies -- Appendix 2: Excluded full-text clinical articles -- Appendix 3: Results of Subgroup Analyses -- Appendix 4: One-Way Sensitivity Analyses -- References.
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"Presented to the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee June 26, 2009".
"September 2009".
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Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian health research collection.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references.

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