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207 items matching Effective practice & health systems
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Interactive telemedicine: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

Gerd Flodgren, Antoine Rachas, Andrew J Farmer, Marco Inzitari, 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.

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Pharmaceutical policies: effects of sales and dispensing policies

Blanca Peñaloza, Tomas Pantoja, Cristian A Herrera, Romina Torres‐Robles, Camilo Cid

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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

Improving maternal, newborn and women's reproductive health in crisis settings

Primus Che Chi, Henrik Urdal, Odidika UJ Umeora, Johanne Sundby, Paul Spiegel, Declan Devane

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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.

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Pharmaceutical policies: effects of financial incentives for prescribers

Arash Rashidian, Amir‐Houshang Omidvari, Yasaman Vali, Heidrun Sturm, 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.

  • Intervention

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

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Alternative versus standard packages of antenatal care for low‐risk pregnancy

Therese Dowswell, Guillermo Carroli, Lelia Duley, Simon Gates, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Dina Khan‐Neelofur, Gilda Piaggio

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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.

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Interventions for increasing the proportion of health professionals practising in rural and other underserved areas

Liesl Grobler, Ben J Marais, Sikhumbuzo Mabunda

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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.

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Medical day hospital care for older people versus alternative forms of care

Lesley Brown, Anne Forster, John Young, Tom Crocker, Alex Benham, Peter Langhorne, Day Hospital Group

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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.

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Interventions for female drug‐using offenders

Amanda E Perry, Matthew Neilson, Marrissa Martyn‐St James, Julie M Glanville, Rebecca Woodhouse, Catherine Hewitt

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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.

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Chronic disease management programmes for adults with asthma

Isabelle Peytremann‐Bridevaux, Chantal Arditi, Grégoire Gex, Pierre‐Olivier Bridevaux, 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.

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Pharmaceutical policies: effects of policies regulating drug insurance schemes

Tomas Pantoja, Blanca Peñaloza, Camilo Cid, Cristian A Herrera, Maryam Bigdeli

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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.

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Pharmaceutical policies: effects of cap and co‐payment on rational use of medicines

Vera Lucia Luiza, Luisa A Chaves, Rondineli M Silva, Isabel Cristina M Emmerick, Gabriela C Chaves, Silvia Cristina Fonseca de Araújo, Elaine L Moraes, 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.

  • Intervention

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

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Tailored interventions to address determinants of practice

Richard Baker, Janette Camosso‐Stefinovic, Clare Gillies, Elizabeth J Shaw, Francine Cheater, Signe Flottorp, Noelle Robertson, Michel Wensing, Michelle Fiander, Martin P Eccles, Maciek Godycki‐Cwirko, Jan van Lieshout, Cornelia Jäger

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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.

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Routine provision of information on patient‐reported outcome measures to healthcare providers and patients in clinical practice

Daniela C. Gonçalves Bradley, Chris Gibbons, Ignacio Ricci‐Cabello, Niklas JH Bobrovitz, Elizabeth J Gibbons, Anna Kotzeva, Jordi Alonso, Ray Fitzpatrick, Peter Bower, Philip J van der Wees, Luis Rajmil, Nia W Roberts, Rod S Taylor, Joanne Greenhalgh, Ian Porter, Jose M. Valderas

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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

Government regulation of private health insurance

Nkengafac V Motaze, Che P Chi, Pierre Ongolo‐Zogo, Jean Serge Ndongo, Charles Shey Wiysonge

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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.

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Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers

Jani H Ruotsalainen, Jos H Verbeek, Albert Mariné, Consol Serra

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  • Conclusions changed

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

  • 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.

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Interventions for reducing wrong‐site surgery and invasive clinical procedures

Catherine M Algie, Robert K Mahar, Jason Wasiak, Lachlan Batty, Russell L Gruen, Patrick D Mahar

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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.

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Strategies to increase the ownership and use of insecticide‐treated bednets to prevent malaria

Lana Augustincic Polec, Jennifer Petkovic, Vivian Welch, Erin Ueffing, Elizabeth Tanjong Ghogomu, Jordi Pardo Pardo, Mark Grabowsky, Amir Attaran, George A Wells, Peter Tugwell

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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.

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Interventions to increase the use of electronic health information by healthcare practitioners to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes

Michelle Fiander, Jessie McGowan, Roland Grad, Pierre Pluye, Karin Hannes, Michel Labrecque, Nia W Roberts, Douglas M Salzwedel, Vivian Welch, Peter Tugwell

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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.

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Interventions for reducing medication errors in children in hospital

Jolanda M Maaskant, Hester Vermeulen, Bugewa Apampa, Bernard Fernando, Maisoon A Ghaleb, Antje Neubert, Sudhin Thayyil, Aung Soe

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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.

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Interventions to reduce waiting times for elective procedures

Luciana Ballini, Antonella Negro, Susanna Maltoni, Luca Vignatelli, Gerd Flodgren, Iveta Simera, Jane Holmes, Roberto Grilli

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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.

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Case management approaches to home support for people with dementia

Siobhan Reilly, Claudia Miranda‐Castillo, Reem Malouf, Juanita Hoe, Sandeep Toot, David Challis, Martin Orrell

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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

Strategies for expanding health insurance coverage in vulnerable populations

Liying Jia, Beibei Yuan, Fei Huang, Ying Lu, Paul Garner, Qingyue Meng

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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.

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Home versus in‐centre haemodialysis for end‐stage kidney disease

Suetonia C Palmer, Andrew R Palmer, Jonathan C Craig, David W Johnson, Paul Stroumza, Luc Frantzen, Miguel Leal, Susanne Hoischen, Jorgen Hegbrant, Giovanni FM Strippoli

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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.

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Pharmaceutical policies: effects of reference pricing, other pricing, and purchasing policies

Angela Acosta, Agustín Ciapponi, Morten Aaserud, Valeria Vietto, Astrid Austvoll‐Dahlgren, Jan Peter Kösters, Claudia Vacca, Manuel Machado, Diana Hazbeydy Diaz Ayala, 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.

  • Intervention

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