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Policymaker (health systems) article

Discharge planning from hospital to home



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2013
  • Quality Rating
    9/11 (AMSTAR rating from www.rxforchange.ca)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Not reported in detail - Description states:Not reported (4); USA (4); Canada (2); Denmark (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Not reported in detail - Description states:Not reported (4); USA (4); Canada (2); Denmark (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
    General
  • Target
    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
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Technologies
    Surgery
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
Publication details
  • Citation
    Shepperd S, Lannin NA, Clemson LM, McCluskey A, Cameron ID, Barras SL. Discharge planning from hospital to home. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2013;(1):1-91.
  • DOI
    10.1002/14651858.CD000313.pub4

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