Variation in Adherence to External Beam Radiotherapy Quality Measures Among Elderly Men With Localized Prostate Cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Guideline Adherence
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Radiotherapy, Conformal
  • Radiotherapy, High-Energy

abstract

  • The overall high adherence to EBRT quality measures masked substantial variation in geography, socioeconomic status in the area of residence, and teaching affiliation of the RT facility. Future research should examine the reasons for the variations in these measures and whether the variation is associated with important clinical outcomes.

publication date

  • December 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2267435

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.05.020

PubMed ID

  • 17689880

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1456

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 69

number

  • 5