15 October 2016
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Follow-up, with iterative outcome review, is the only way to ensure that best possible outcome is achieved. Failure to follow-up is a common reason for management failure.

It is often the case that health-care systems strongly discourage follow-up. This is counter-productive.

A validated measure of outcome should be applied to achieve best outcomes. The HURT questionnaire, one of the management aids developed by Lifting The Burden, expressly serves this purpose.




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