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Interventions for reducing benzodiazepine use in older people: Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2014
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (3); Belgium (2); Canada (2); Finland (2); Spain (2); USA (2); Argentina (1); Italy (1); Netherlands (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (3); Belgium (2); Canada (2); Finland (2); Spain (2); USA (2); Argentina (1); Italy (1); Netherlands (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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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)
    Implementation strategies
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Educational material
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Physician
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Gould RL, Coulson MC, Patel N, Highton-Williamson E, Howard RJ. Interventions for reducing benzodiazepine use in older people: Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 2014;204(2):98-107.
  • DOI
    10.1192/bjp.bp.113.126003

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