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The clinical effectiveness of patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: A systematic review



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2013
  • Quality Rating
    7/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    UK (4); UK (England) (2); Not reported (1); Sweden (1); UK (Wales) (1); USA (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    UK (4); UK (England) (2); Not reported (1); Sweden (1); UK (Wales) (1); USA (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
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Timely access to care
    By whom care is provided
    Self-management
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    System participation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Sectors
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Physician
    Specialist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Whear R, Abdul-Rahman AK, Boddy K, Thompson-Coon J, Perry M, Stein K. The clinical effectiveness of patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: A systematic review. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(10):e74774.
  • DOI
    10.1371/journal.pone.0074774

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