Statistics from Altmetric.com
Q Are enhanced care programmes cost effective for improving the quality of care and outcome in primary care settings for people with depression?
PsycLIT, EconLIT, Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, NHS Economic Evaluation Database, Health Economics Evaluation Database, Database of Abstracts and Reviews of Effects, and the Cochrane Library searched November 2005. Reference lists were hand searched and authors contacted for unpublished data.
Study selection and analysis:
Eligible studies were randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of enhanced primary care programmes for people with depression including cost effectiveness, cost–benefit, cost minimisation, or cost–utility analyses. Enhanced care programmes included: clinician education, dissemination and implementation of treatment or management guidelines, reconfiguration of primary care roles, active follow-up or case management, and interventions to improve working relationships between primary care and other health services. Exclusions: RCTs of psychotherapy or drug treatment only. Data were extracted on intervention, design, clinical outcome and economic evaluation. …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.