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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 15:38
    Last Modified: 26 Jan 2014 20:56
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/13071

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