2010-09-03 14:24:38 UTC

Available for Comment: Key Qs on Bariatric Surgery for Adults with Metabolic Conditions

Sept. 3, 2010

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care (EHC) Program has announced that key questions have been proposed for the following comparative effectiveness review:

  • Comparative effectiveness of bariatric surgery and non-surgical therapy in adults with metabolic conditions and body mass index of 30 to 34.

These key questions are now open for public comment.

In addition, learn how you can personalize your interactions with and share what you learn on the EHC Program Web site.

Share your comments on the EHC Program Web site by using the online contact form.

AHRQ is also taking a survey of its guides. If you use their consumer or clinician guides, take a moment to complete their online survey. Just look for the “Take our Survey” button for the guide(s) you use.

View the clinician guides in the survey as well as the consumer guides.

 

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