Appropriateness of healthcare interventions: concepts and scoping of the published literature.

  title={Appropriateness of healthcare interventions: concepts and scoping of the published literature.},
  author={Claudia Sanmartin and K. Joan Murphy and Nicole Choptain and Barbara Conner-spady and Lindsay McLaren and Eric R. Bohm and Michael J. Dunbar and Suren Sanmugasunderam and Carolyn De Coster and John J McGurran and Diane L. Lorenzetti and Tom Noseworthy},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  volume={24 3},
OBJECTIVES This report is a scoping review of the literature with the objective of identifying definitions, conceptual models and frameworks, as well as the methods and range of perspectives, for determining appropriateness in the context of healthcare delivery. METHODS To lay groundwork for future, intervention-specific research on appropriateness, this work was carried out as a scoping review of published literature since 1966. Two reviewers, with two screens using inclusion/exclusion… CONTINUE READING

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