Changing preventive practice: a controlled trial on the effects of outreach visits to organise prevention of cardiovascular disease.

@article{Hulscher1997ChangingPP,
  title={Changing preventive practice: a controlled trial on the effects of outreach visits to organise prevention of cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Marlies M E J L Hulscher and Bernard B van Drenth and Johannes C van der Wouden and H. G. A. Mokkink and Chris van Weel and Richard P. T. M. Grol},
  journal={Quality in health care : QHC},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={19-24}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of outreach visits by trained nurse facilitators on the organisation of services used to prevent cardiovascular disease. To identify the characteristics of general practices that determined success. DESIGN A non-randomised controlled trial of two methods of implementing guidelines to organise prevention of cardiovascular disease: an innovative outreach visit method compared with a feedback method. The results in both groups were compared with data from a… CONTINUE READING

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