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Community-based case management does not reduce hospital admissions for older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis



Findings
  • 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
    2018
  • Year Published
    2019
  • Quality Rating
    7/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (3); Netherlands (2); Canada (1); Hong Kong (1); Sweden (1); UK (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (3); Netherlands (2); Canada (1); Hong Kong (1); Sweden (1); UK (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    A low- or middle-income country is the target of this document
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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
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Case management
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    By whom care is provided
    Self-management
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Continuity of care
    Outreach
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Specialist
    Nurse
    Allied health professional
    Informal/family caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Poupard N, Tang CY, Shields N. Community-based case management does not reduce hospital admissions for older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association. 2019;():.
  • DOI
    10.1071/AH18135

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