EPOC publications in The Cochrane Library Jan - Mar 2016

Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) review group published the following reviews and protocols in the first quarter of 2016.

Reviews:

Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes
Alldred DP, Kennedy M-C, Hughes C, Chen TF, Miller P.

Podcast icon  A podcast of this review is available here


Medication review in hospitalised patients to reduce morbidity and mortality
Christensen M, Lundh A.


Discharge planning from hospital
Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Lannin NA, Clemson LM, Cameron ID, Shepperd S.

This review has been blogged by Evidently Cochrane here and summarised by the NIHR Dissemination Centre here


Subsidising artemisinin-based combination therapy in the private retail sector
Opiyo N, Yamey G, Garner P.


Hospital at home: home-based end-of-life care
Shepperd S, Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Straus SE, Wee B.


Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings
Smith SM, Wallace E, O'Dowd T, Fortin M.

Podcast icon  A podcast of this review is available here


Protocols:

Providing physicians with feedback on medication adherence. Effect on processes of care and patient outcomes
Zaugg V, Savoldelli V, Durieux P, Sabatier B.