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Policymaker (health systems) article

Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2015
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    9/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (3); UK (England) (2); Canada & USA (1); Finland (1); Israel (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Spain (1); Sweden (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (3); UK (England) (2); Canada & USA (1); Finland (1); Israel (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Spain (1); Sweden (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
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Case management
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Staff - Training
    With what supports is care provided
    Other ICT that support individuals who provide care
    Safety monitoring and improvement systems
    Implementation strategies
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Educational meeting
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Devices
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Specialist
    Nurse
    Pharmacist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Alldred DP, Kennedy MC, Hughes C, Chen TF, Miller P. Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2016(2):Art. No.: CD009095. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009095.pub3.
  • DOI
    10.1002/14651858.CD009095.pub3

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