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Interventions to improve the use of systematic reviews in decision‐making by health system managers, policy makers and clinicians

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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Title
Interventions to improve the use of systematic reviews in decision‐making by health system managers, policy makers and clinicians
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009401.pub2
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Authors

Lakshmi Murthy, Sasha Shepperd, Mike J Clarke, Sarah E Garner, John N Lavis, Laure Perrier, Nia W Roberts, Sharon E Straus

Abstract

Systematic reviews provide a transparent and robust summary of existing research. However, health system managers, national and local policy makers and healthcare professionals can face several obstacles when attempting to utilise this evidence. These include constraints operating within the health system, dealing with a large volume of research evidence and difficulties in adapting evidence from systematic reviews so that it is locally relevant. In an attempt to increase the use of systematic review evidence in decision-making a number of interventions have been developed. These include summaries of systematic review evidence that are designed to improve the accessibility of the findings of systematic reviews (often referred to as information products) and changes to organisational structures, such as employing specialist groups to synthesise the evidence to inform local decision-making.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 4 <1%
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
South Africa 2 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
Barbados 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Other 6 <1%
Unknown 605 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 119 19%
Researcher 103 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 75 12%
Student > Bachelor 38 6%
Student > Doctoral Student 33 5%
Other 115 18%
Unknown 146 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 194 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 69 11%
Social Sciences 60 10%
Psychology 38 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 2%
Other 82 13%
Unknown 173 28%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 January 2015.
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#5,146,574
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Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,073
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Outputs of similar age
#36,337
of 187,469 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#129
of 220 outputs
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