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207 items matching Effective practice & health systems
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Nurses as substitutes for doctors in primary care

Miranda Laurant, Mieke van der Biezen, Nancy Wijers, Kanokwaroon Watananirun, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Anneke JAH van Vught

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Contracting out to improve the use of clinical health services and health outcomes in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Willem A Odendaal, Kim Ward, Jesse Uneke, Henry Uro‐Chukwu, Dereck Chitama, Yusentha Balakrishna, Tamara Kredo

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Death audits and reviews for reducing maternal, perinatal and child mortality

Merlin L Willcox, Brian D Nicholson, Jessica Price, Beth Stuart, Nia W Roberts, Helen Allott, Vincent Mubangizi, Alexandre Dumont, Anthony Harnden

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Primary care professionals providing non‐urgent care in hospital emergency departments

Daniela Gonçalves‐Bradley, Jaspreet K Khangura, Gerd Flodgren, Rafael Perera, Brian H Rowe, Sasha Shepperd

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

E‐learning for health professionals

Alberto Vaona, Rita Banzi, Koren H Kwag, Giulio Rigon, Danilo Cereda, Valentina Pecoraro, Irene Tramacere, Lorenzo Moja

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Mobile‐based technologies to support healthcare provider to healthcare provider communication and management of care

Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Brian S Buckley, Marita S Fønhus, Claire Glenton, Nicholas Henschke, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, Garrett L Mehl, Tigest Tamrat, Sasha Shepperd

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Mobile‐based technologies to support client to healthcare provider communication and management of care

Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Brian S Buckley, Marita S Fønhus, Claire Glenton, Nicholas Henschke, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, Garrett L Mehl, Tigest Tamrat, Sasha Shepperd

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Patient reminder and recall interventions to improve immunization rates

Julie C Jacobson Vann, Robert M Jacobson, Tamera Coyne‐Beasley, Josephine K Asafu‐Adjei, Peter G Szilagyi

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Digital tracking, provider decision support systems, and targeted client communication via mobile devices to improve primary health care

Smisha Agarwal, Lavanya Vasudevan, Tigest Tamrat, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Hanna Bergman, Nicholas Henschke, Garrett L Mehl, Marita S Fønhus

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Birth and death notification via mobile devices

Lavanya Vasudevan, Nicholas Henschke, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, John Eyers, Marita S Fønhus, Tigest Tamrat, Garrett L Mehl

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Tracking health commodity inventory and notifying stock levels via mobile devices

Smisha Agarwal, Tigest Tamrat, Marita S Fønhus, Nicholas Henschke, Hanna Bergman, Garrett L Mehl, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Interventions to change the behaviour of health professionals and the organisation of care to promote weight reduction in children and adults with overweight or obesity

Gerd Flodgren, Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Carolyn D Summerbell

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Strategies for enhancing the implementation of school‐based policies or practices targeting risk factors for chronic disease

Luke Wolfenden, Nicole K Nathan, Rachel Sutherland, Sze Lin Yoong, Rebecca K Hodder, Rebecca J Wyse, Tessa Delaney, Alice Grady, Alison Fielding, Flora Tzelepis, Tara Clinton‐McHarg, Benjamin Parmenter, Peter Butler, John Wiggers, Adrian Bauman, Andrew Milat, Debbie Booth, Christopher M Williams

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Integrated community case management of childhood illness in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Nicholas P Oliphant, Karen Daniels, Willem A Odendaal, Donela Besada, Samuel Manda, Mary Kinney, Emily White Johansson, Karsten Lunze, Marit Johansen, Tanya Doherty

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Healthcare stakeholders’ perceptions and experiences of factors affecting the implementation of critical care telemedicine (CCT): qualitative evidence synthesis

Andreas Xyrichis, Nicola J Mackintosh, Marius Terblanche, Suzanne Bench, Julia Philippou, Jane Sandall

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Qualitative

    A systematic review that synthesizes qualitative evidence to address questions on aspects other than effectiveness.

Open Access

Factors that influence the provision of intrapartum and postnatal care by skilled birth attendants in low‐ and middle‐income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Susan Munabi‐Babigumira, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Atle Fretheim, Harriet Nabudere

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Qualitative

    A systematic review that synthesizes qualitative evidence to address questions on aspects other than effectiveness.

Open Access

Delivery arrangements for health systems in low‐income countries: an overview of systematic reviews

Agustín Ciapponi, Simon Lewin, Cristian A Herrera, Newton Opiyo, Tomas Pantoja, Elizabeth Paulsen, Gabriel Rada, Charles S Wiysonge, Gabriel Bastías, Lilian Dudley, Signe Flottorp, Marie‐Pierre Gagnon, Sebastian Garcia Marti, Claire Glenton, Charles I Okwundu, Blanca Peñaloza, Fatima Suleman, Andrew D Oxman

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.

Open Access

Governance arrangements for health systems in low‐income countries: an overview of systematic reviews

Cristian A Herrera, Simon Lewin, Elizabeth Paulsen, Agustín Ciapponi, Newton Opiyo, Tomas Pantoja, Gabriel Rada, Charles S Wiysonge, Gabriel Bastías, Sebastian Garcia Marti, Charles I Okwundu, Blanca Peñaloza, Andrew D Oxman

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.