FIGURE 3-2. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons evidence system model.

FIGURE 3-2The Society of Thoracic Surgeons evidence system model

SOURCE: Derived from Ferguson, T. B., et al. 2000. The STS national database: Current changes and challenges for the new millennium. Committee to establish a national database in cardiothoracic surgery, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 69(3):680–691.

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Redesigning the Clinical Effectiveness Research Paradigm: Innovation and Practice-Based Approaches: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care; Olsen LA, McGinnis JM, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
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