4

 

METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN WOMEN’S HEALTH RESEARCH

 

221

   

 Study Design,

 

221

   

 Subject Sampling,

 

222

   

 Outcome Measures,

 

227

   

 Analysis,

 

228

   

 Methodologic Lessons from the Women’s Health Initiative,

 

229

   

 Summary,

 

231

   

 Conclusions,

 

232

   

 Recommendations,

 

233

   

 References,

 

234

5

 

TRANSFORMING DISCOVERY TO IMPACT: TRANSLATION AND COMMUNICATION OF FINDINGS OF WOMEN’S HEALTH RESEARCH

 

241

   

 Translation of Findings into Practice,

 

241

   

 Communication,

 

249

   

 Case Studies in Translation and Communication,

 

251

   

 Conclusions,

 

262

   

 Recommendations,

 

262

   

 References,

 

263

6

 

SYNTHESIS, FINDINGS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

273

   

 Is Women’s Health Research Studying the Most Appropriate and Relevant Determinants of Health?,

 

273

   

 Is Women’s Health Research Focused on the Most Appropriate and Relevant Diseases, Disorders, Conditions, Outcomes, and End Points?,

 

275

   

 Is Women’s Health Research Studying the Most Relevant Groups of Women?,

 

279

   

 Are the Most Appropriate Research Methods Being Used to Study Women’s Health?,

 

280

   

 Are the Research Findings Being Translated in a Way That Affects Practice?,

 

282

   

 Are the Research Findings Being Communicated Effectively to Women?,

 

283

   

 Gaps in Women’s Health Research,

 

284

   

 Committee’s Key Findings and Recommendations,

 

285

   

 References,

 

290



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