Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Individualized Efficiency of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Non-ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: Study Protocol for Observational Research by the Evidence-Based Goal Attainment Scale

Table 3

Scale for evidence-based GAS.

Scale for evidence-based GAS−2−1012

1. Symptom of chest painIncrease of the frequency of attack and the degree of pain, prolong for durationNo change of the frequency of attack, the degree of pain, and durationA little bit relieves of the frequency of attack, the degree of pain, and durationObvious relieves of the frequency of attack, the degree of pain, and the durationNo any symptoms of chest pain

2. Quality of life based on SF-36 (1physiological function, 2physical function, 3body pain, 4general health, 5vitality, 6social function, 7emotional function, and 8mental health)Aggravate obviously for 2 or more among the 8 dimensions of SF-36No clearly improvement among the 8 dimensions of SF-36Obvious amelioration for 1 to 2 among the 8 dimensions of SF-36Obvious amelioration for 3 to 4 among the 8 dimensions of SF-36Obvious amelioration for more than 4 among the 8 dimensions of SF-36

3. Situations of drug useObvious increase of dosage and categoriesNo obvious variations for dosage and categoriesDecrease of dosage and categories (1 to 2)Obvious decrease of dosage and categories (more than 2)Discontinue drug followed by the doctor’s advice

4. Financial burdenObvious increase of financial inputNo obvious change of financial input compared with beforeDecrease of financial input and relieve of the burdenObvious decrease of financial input and relieve of the burdenNo financial burden

5. Prognosis of patients (MACE: 1death, 2MI, 3stroke, 4TIA, 5PCI, 6peripheral vascular intervention, and 7readmission)1 or more new events (MACE) report compared with beforeEvents were observed similar to before and no new events reportNo event (MACE) reportsNo event (MACE) reports for a long time (six months to one year)No event (MACE) reports for a long time (more than one year)

6. Physical and chemical indicators (1blood lipid, 2vascular endothelial function, 3blood rheologic indexes, 4oxidative stress, 5myocardial injure marker, 6liver and kidney functions, and 7blood coagulation factor)Obvious aggravated more than 2 indicatorsNo obvious change compared with beforeAmelioration of 1 to 2 indicators compared with beforeAmelioration of 3 to 4 indicators compared with beforeAmelioration of more than 4 indicators compared with before

7. Imaging indexes (1LVEF, 2chest radiography, 3CT, and 4MRI)Obvious aggravated more than 2 indexesNo obvious change compared with beforeAmelioration of 1 to 2 indexes compared with beforeAmelioration of 2 to 3indicators compared with beforeAmelioration of more than 3 indicators compared with before

8. Efficiency of TCM syndrome [13]Obvious aggravated of the TCM syndrome compared with beforeNo obvious variation of the TCM syndrome compared with beforeA little bit amelioration of the TCM syndrome compared with beforeObvious amelioration of TCM syndrome compared with beforeEnormous amelioration of TCM syndrome compared with before

9. Handwriting: the goal 1 that patients want to achieve)

10. Handwriting: the goal 2 that patients want to achieve

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