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What drives change? Barriers to and incentives for achieving evidence‐based practice
To bridge the gap between scientific evidence and patient care we need an in‐depth understanding of the barriers and incentives to achieving change in practice. Various theories and models for changeExpand
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Substitution of doctors by nurses in primary care.
BACKGROUND Demand for primary care services has increased in developed countries due to population ageing, rising patient expectations, and reforms that shift care from hospitals to the community. AtExpand
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Planning and Studying Improvement in Patient Care: The Use of Theoretical Perspectives
A consistent finding in articles on quality improvement in health care is that change is difficult to achieve. According to the research literature, the majority of interventions are targeted atExpand
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Improving Patient Care: The Implementation of Change in Health Care
Interestingly, improving patient care the implementation of change in health care that you really wait for now is coming. It's significant to wait for the representative and beneficial books to read.Expand
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Evidence for the impact of quality improvement collaboratives: systematic review
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of quality improvement collaboratives in improving the quality of care. Data sources Relevant studies through Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and CochraneExpand
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Integrated care programmes for chronically ill patients: a review of systematic reviews.
OBJECTIVE To investigate effectiveness, definitions, and components of integrated care programmes for chronically ill patients on the basis of systematic reviews. DESIGN Literature review fromExpand
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Shared decision making and the concept of equipoise: the competences of involving patients in healthcare choices.
BACKGROUND Involving patients in healthcare decisions makes a potentially significant and enduring difference to healthcare outcomes. One difficulty (among many) is that the 'involvement' of patientsExpand
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Organisational change theory and the use of indicators in general practice
General practices are making greater use of indicators to help shape and develop organisational arrangements supporting the delivery of health care. Debate continues concerning what exactly suchExpand
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Shared decision making: developing the OPTION scale for measuring patient involvement
Background: A systematic review has shown that no measures of the extent to which healthcare professionals involve patients in decisions within clinical consultations exist, despite the increasingExpand
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Problems Experienced by the Informal Caregivers of Cancer Patients and Their Needs for Support
Informal caregivers experience problems of their own for which they need support, but despite the efforts of the World Health Organization to include the well-being of family members and caregiversExpand
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