Abstract:This is a literature review of theoretical and methodological issues on health care evaluation of research and technical reports. Conceptual frameworks, approaches, subject matter, strategies, and study designs are identified and analyzed. Evaluative research designs are compared with epidemiological ones. A diverse terminology was encountered, and many methodological problems in the literature were examined. The incorporation of evaluative procedures in health planning or health policy-making and administrati… Show more
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