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Quality care outcomes following transitional care interventions for older people from hospital to home: A systematic review



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2014
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from Program in Policy Decision-making)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (7); Australia (3); Denmark (1); France (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (7); Australia (3); Denmark (1); France (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
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Self-management
    Skill mix - Role performance
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Skill mix - Communication & case discussion between distant health professionals
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Continuity of care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Physician
    Nurse
    Allied health professional
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Allen J, Hutchinson AM, Brown R, Livingston PM. Quality care outcomes following transitional care interventions for older people from hospital to home: A systematic review. BioMed Central Health Services Research. 2014;14:346.
  • DOI
    10.1186/1472-6963-14-346

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