Table 1Categorization of outcomes addressed in Key Question 1

System/health care process (KQ1a)
 Receiving appropriate treatment
 Guideline adherence
 Quality of care metrics
 Documentation completeness
 Cost-effectiveness
 Timeliness
Clinical (KQ1b)
 Disease-specific parameters
 Quality of life
 Safety
Intermediate (KQ1c)
 Health knowledge
 Health behaviors
 Patient satisfaction
Responsiveness to patient needs and preferences (KQ1d)
 Patient
 Patient preferences, values, and treatment needs
Patient-provider communication (KQ1e)
 Shared decisionmaking
 Health communication
 Patient and clinician access

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