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.


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


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