Journal article

Characteristics and Quality of National Cardiac Registries: A Systematic Review

Luke P Dawson, Sinjini Biswas, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Dion Stub, Luke Burchill, Sue M Evans, Christopher Reid, David Eccleston

CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: National cardiac registries are increasingly used for informing health policy, improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care, clinical research, and monitoring the safety of novel treatments. However, the quality of registries is variable. We aimed to assess the characteristics and quality of national cardiac registries across all subspecialties of cardiac care. METHODS: Publications relating to national cardiac registries across six cardiac subspecialty domains were identified by searching MEDLINE and the Google advanced search function with 26 438 citations and 4812 full-text articles reviewed. RESULTS: A total of 155 registries, representing 49 countries, were i..

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Grants

Awarded by National Heart Foundation Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

L.P. Dawson is supported by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and National Heart Foundation postgraduate scholarships. Dr Reid is supported by a NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (reference no. 1136972). Associate Professor Dr Stub's work is supported by a National Heart Foundation Fellowship (reference no. 101908). The other authors report no conflicts.