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Norma de calidad para el manejo del paciente con artritis psoriásica: proyecto QUANTUM. / Norma de calidad para el manejo del paciente con artritis psoriásica: proyecto QUANTUM. / Quality Standard for the Management of Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: QUANTUM Project.
Reumatol Clin ; 2018 Jul 24.
Artigo em Inglês, Espanhol | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30054254
ABSTRACT

OBJECTIVE:

To generate a quality standard for the management of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

METHODS:

We employed qualitative methodology that included: 1) Two focus groups (one with patients with PsA and another with non-rheumatologist specialists involved in the care of PsA patients); 2) A narrative literature review of published documents related to the quality of care in PsA; 3) A nominal group meeting in which 15 expert rheumatologists generated and reached a consensus on a series of quality criteria, as well as formulas or quantifiable objective measures to evaluate them; 4) The Delphi method to establish the feasibility, priority and agreement with the quality criteria; 5) A final generation of standards of care and their attributes. A descriptive analysis of the results was carried out.

RESULTS:

A total of 59 standards of care was generated, 18 of mandatory compliance, grouped into 4 blocks according to specific objectives: 1) early diagnosis (n=6); 2) optimizing the management of the disease (n=26); 3) multidisciplinary collaboration (n=9); 4) monitoring improvement (n=18). To assess compliance with these standards of care, in many cases, the medical records will be reviewed. Other sources will be the records of the service and hospital and bibliographic databases. Regarding the level of compliance, for some of the standards of care this is yes/no; for others, compliance ranges from 50% to 100% and, in this range, in many cases, compliance was 80%.

CONCLUSIONS:

This set of standards of care should help improve quality of care in PsA patients.

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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Tipo de estudo: Revisão sistemática Idioma: Inglês / Espanhol Ano de publicação: 2018 Tipo de documento: Artigo