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Impact of transitional care services for chronically ill older patients: A systematic evidence review



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2015
  • Year Published
    2017
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (27); Australia (15); Spain (7); Canada (5); UK (England) (5); Denmark (4); Netherlands (4); Sweden (4); Germany (3); Hong Kong (3); Italy (3); Austria (2); UK (2); Belgium (1); China (1); Finland (1); Ireland (1); Japan (1); New Zealand (1); Slovenia (1); Switzerland (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (27); Australia (15); Spain (7); Canada (5); UK (England) (5); Denmark (4); Netherlands (4); Sweden (4); Germany (3); Hong Kong (3); Italy (3); Austria (2); UK (2); Belgium (1); China (1); Finland (1); Ireland (1); Japan (1); New Zealand (1); Slovenia (1); Switzerland (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Self-management
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Skill mix - Communication & case discussion between distant health professionals
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Continuity of care
    Outreach
    With what supports is care provided
    Other ICT that support individuals who provide care
    ICT that support individuals who receive care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cancer
    Cardiovascular disease
    Diabetes
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Technologies
    Devices
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Specialist
    Nurse
    Pharmacist
    Allied health professional
Publication details
  • Citation
    Le Berre M, Maimon G, Sourial N, Gueriton M, Vedel I. Impact of transitional care services for chronically ill older patients: A systematic evidence review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2017;65(7):1597-1608.
  • DOI
    10.1111/jgs.14828

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