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208 items matching Effective practice & health systems
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Financial arrangements for health systems in low‐income countries: an overview of systematic reviews

Charles S Wiysonge, Elizabeth Paulsen, Simon Lewin, Agustín Ciapponi, Cristian A Herrera, Newton Opiyo, Tomas Pantoja, Gabriel Rada, 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.

Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in patient care

Dinah J Gould, Donna Moralejo, Nicholas Drey, Jane H Chudleigh, Monica Taljaard

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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.

Schedules for home visits in the early postpartum period

Naohiro Yonemoto, Therese Dowswell, Shuko Nagai, Rintaro Mori

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  • Commented

    The review includes comments. Readers can submit comments, which are incorporated into the review together with answers and feedback from the review authors

  • 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.

Computer‐generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes

Chantal Arditi, Myriam Rège‐Walther, Pierre Durieux, Bernard Burnand

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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.

Early discharge hospital at home

Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Steve Iliffe, Helen A Doll, Joanna Broad, John Gladman, Peter Langhorne, Suzanne H Richards, 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.

Interprofessional collaboration to improve professional practice and healthcare outcomes

Scott Reeves, Ferruccio Pelone, Reema Harrison, Joanne Goldman, Merrick Zwarenstein

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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.

Collaborative writing applications in healthcare: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes

Patrick M Archambault, Tom H van de Belt, Craig Kuziemsky, Ariane Plaisance, Audrey Dupuis, Carrie A McGinn, Rebecca Francois, Marie‐Pierre Gagnon, Alexis F Turgeon, Tanya Horsley, William Witteman, Julien Poitras, Jean Lapointe, Kevin Brand, Jean Lachaine, France Légaré

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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.

Ethical case interventions for adult patients

Jan Schildmann, Stephan Nadolny, Joschka Haltaufderheide, Marjolein Gysels, Jochen Vollmann, Claudia Bausewein

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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.

Open Access

Payment methods for outpatient care facilities

Beibei Yuan, Li He, Qingyue Meng, Liying Jia

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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.

Free Access

Shared care across the interface between primary and specialty care in management of long term conditions

Susan M Smith, Gráinne Cousins, Barbara Clyne, Shane Allwright, Tom O'Dowd

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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.

Free Access

Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients

Peter Davey, Charis A Marwick, Claire L Scott, Esmita Charani, Kirsty McNeil, Erwin Brown, Ian M Gould, Craig R Ramsay, Susan Michie

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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.

Free Access

Training interventions for improving telephone consultation skills in clinicians

Alberto Vaona, Yannis Pappas, Rumant S Grewal, Mubasshir Ajaz, Azeem Majeed, Josip Car

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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.

Free Access

Automated telephone communication systems for preventive healthcare and management of long‐term conditions

Pawel Posadzki, Nikolaos Mastellos, Rebecca Ryan, Laura H Gunn, Lambert M Felix, Yannis Pappas, Marie‐Pierre Gagnon, Steven A Julious, Liming Xiang, Brian Oldenburg, Josip Car

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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.

Free Access

External inspection of compliance with standards for improved healthcare outcomes

Gerd Flodgren, Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Marie‐Pascale Pomey

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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.

Free Access

Non‐medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care

Greg Weeks, Johnson George, Katie Maclure, Derek Stewart

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  • Commented

    The review includes comments. Readers can submit comments, which are incorporated into the review together with answers and feedback from the review authors

  • 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.

Free Access

Strategies to improve the implementation of healthy eating, physical activity and obesity prevention policies, practices or programmes within childcare services

Luke Wolfenden, Jannah Jones, Christopher M Williams, Meghan Finch, Rebecca J Wyse, Melanie Kingsland, Flora Tzelepis, John Wiggers, Amanda J Williams, Kirsty Seward, Tameka Small, Vivian Welch, Debbie Booth, Sze Lin Yoong

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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.

Free Access

Admission avoidance hospital at home

Sasha Shepperd, Steve Iliffe, Helen A Doll, Mike J Clarke, Lalit Kalra, Andrew D Wilson, Daniela C. Gonçalves‐Bradley

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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.

Free Access

Interventions to increase or decrease the length of primary care physicians' consultation

Andrew D Wilson, Susan Childs, Daniela C. Gonçalves‐Bradley, Greg J Irving

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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.

Open Access

Interventions to reduce corruption in the health sector

Rakhal Gaitonde, Andrew D Oxman, Peter O Okebukola, Gabriel Rada

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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.