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BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep;23(9):701-5. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003358.

Simpson's paradox: how performance measurement can fail even with perfect risk adjustment.

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1
Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands.
2
University of Toronto Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada.

KEYWORDS:

Mortality (standardized mortality ratios); Performance measures; Quality measurement

PMID:
25118292
DOI:
10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003358
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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