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Protocol guidelines for systematic reviews of home modification information to inform best practice.

Author: Phibbs, P., Bridge, C.
Type: Web Page
Year: 2003


A key objective of the Home Modification and Maintenance Clearinghouse's evidence based practice process is to develop a strategy for systematic evaluation of published evidence to assist in determination of strategies most likely to achieve best practice outcomes. The authors have developed this protocol to facilitate this systematic review process whose objectives are: to identify and review the main findings relevant to a particular Home Modification and Maintenance Service question in order to provide information about intervention or to confirm, disconfirm or expand existing knowledge; to identify and code activity, person, environment and method outcome variables for the purposes of a meta analysis; to analyse the results for implications regarding the Australian Home Modification and Maintenance service provision context to inform policy change and /or additional research.

Further Details

Volume: 2003
Issue: 20 June
Publisher: The University of Sydney Faculties of Health Sciences and Architecture
Accession Number: 17.12.03
Keywords: AustraliamodificationmaintenanceLegislation
Reads: 306