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Developing evidence based social care policy and practice. Part 3: feasibility of undertaking systematic reviews in social care

Long, AF, Godfrey, M, Randall, T, Brettle, A and Grant, MJ 2002, Developing evidence based social care policy and practice. Part 3: feasibility of undertaking systematic reviews in social care , Project Report, University of Leeds, Nuffield Institute for Health, Leeds.

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Abstract

Summarises the issues faced in undertaking systematic reviews in social care. Based on a feasibility study which involved undertaking systematic reviews in two topic areas (severe mental illness and prevention). Recognises that social care is complext and provides guidance on developing the review question, searching for evidence, appropriate evidence bases, evaluation tools, measuring outcomes and synthesis of evidence. Includes 3 tools to critically appraise quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods study designs. The project was undertaken jointly by the Health Care Practice R&D Unit, University of Salford and the Nuffield Institute for Health, Leeds

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: systematic reviews, social care, feasibility studies, systematic review methodology, critical appraisal tools
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Publisher: University of Leeds, Nuffield Institute for Health
Funders: Department of Health, Outcomes for Social Care programme
Depositing User: AJ Brettle
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 14:38
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2014 20:56
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/13071

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