Understanding and improving the prognosis of a disease or health condition is a priority in clinical research and practice. In this article, the authors introduce a framework of four interrelated themes in prognosis research, describe the importance of the first of these themes (understanding future outcomes in relation to current diagnostic and treatment practices), and introduce recommendations for the field of prognosis research

dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5595, hdl.handle.net/1765/62087
BMJ (Online)
Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM)

Hemingway, H, Croft, P, Perel, P, Hayden, J, Abrams, D, Timmis, A, … van der Windt, D.A.W.M. (2013). Prognosis research strategy (PROGRESS) 1: A framework for researching clinical outcomes. BMJ (Online), 346. doi:10.1136/bmj.e5595