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Structure, process or outcome: Which contributes most to patients' overall assessment of healthcare quality? BMJ Qual Saf 2011;20(4): 326-331. Jack EP, Power TL. A review and synthesis of demand management, capacity management and performance in health-care services. Int J Manage Rev 2009;11:149-74. Goldstein SM, Lossifova AR. Ten years after: Interference of hospital slack in process performance benefits of quality practices. J Operat Manage 2012;30:44-54. Simpson MR. Engagement at work: A review of the literature.

The military, the love of his life, issued him with an ultimatum: retire yourself or we will discharge you on medical grounds. He was forced to take the former. Subsequently he was inconsolable and told his mother: ―I'm nothing now. "A very typical reaction to disappointment due to high expectations and a lack of any alternative back-up plans. Other clues from the article indicate that William Busbee was desperate to tell his story but perhaps was not sure how or where to start. Possibly due to the complications in his life he was waiting for that one question or an invitation to start.

Systematic reviews of therapy and Cochrane reviews of the effects of whole groups of drugs have made it possible to set general figures on the positive and negative effects of the different treatments, so we can compare the therapeutic value of these methods. There are two main groups of outcome measures: 1) Number Needed to Treat (NNT) and Number needed to harm (NNH). NNT/NNH is defined as the number of patients to be treated to one being helped/hurt. 2) Effect size (ES) (can be calculated slightly differently as: Cohen's d, Glass's Δ, Hedge's g): how many standard deviations the patients was improved by the intervention compared to the control group.

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