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A synthesis of knowledge about caregiver decision making finds gaps in support for those who care for aging loved ones



Findings
  • 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
    2015
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    5/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (31); Canada (12); Australia (4); Netherlands (4); Taiwan (4); Sweden (3); Belgium (1); France (1); Germany (1); Israel (1); Norway (1); Spain (1); UK (England) (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (31); Canada (12); Australia (4); Netherlands (4); Taiwan (4); Sweden (3); Belgium (1); France (1); Germany (1); Israel (1); Norway (1); Spain (1); UK (England) (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (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
    Individual
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Skill mix - Volunteers or informal/family caregivers
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Providers
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Garvelink MM, Ngangue PAG, Adekpedjou R, Diouf NT, Goh L, Blair L, et al. A synthesis of knowledge about caregiver decision making finds gaps in support for those who care for aging loved ones. Health Affairs. 2016;35(4):619-626.
  • DOI
    10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1375

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