We discussed clarification of research purposes and designing of data collection form in large clinical databases. Research purposes are 1)assessment of healthcare quality, 2)evaluation of diagnosis and treatment, and 3)evaluation of health policy. In designing clinical databases, the researchers should consider the following themes;assurance of clinical utility, international collaboration, alleviation of data entry burden and assurance of scientific accuracy.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 2013 May|
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