Resultados: 167

    Identifying when, why and how to analyze and learn from deaths in healthcare settings

    Each year more than 1,000 children and youth (0-19 years of age) die in Ontario.(1) The Office of the Chief Coroner has consistently investigated between 43-49% of these deaths each year,(1) and many of these investigations offer opportunities to learn from the circumstances of the death, although the ex...

    Examining the impact of drop-in centres

    The three reviews with evidence regarding the impact of drop-in centres were conducted recently. Two of the reviews (both of medium quality) focused on adult day centres for older adults,(10;11) and the third (a high-quality review) focused on interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmfu...

    Identifying optimal ways to collect, distill and provide efficient access to personal health information in emergency situations

    We did not identify systematic reviews that addressed information-exchange systems. Of the 16 studies we identified that focused on approaches to supporting information exchange between sites and stakeholders, 13 specifically focused on health information exchange (HIE) systems that have been widely impl...

    Examining the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation-care models for frail seniors

    The health of the aging population has been identified as a high priority for the province of Ontario and has become one of the province’s most pressing health and social policy issues.(4) Within this priority area, there is significant focus on the delivery of high-value services to seniors to maximiz...

    Changing sexual offender behaviour and assessing risk for reoffending

    We found 11 systematic reviews and 21 primary studies and non-systematic reviews relevant to the questions. Of these, seven reviews and 11 studies addressed the first question about remediation/rehabilitation models in changing sexual offender behaviour, and five reviews and 10 primary studies addressed ...

    Engaging in priority setting about primary and integrated healthcare innovations in Canada

    Provincial and territorial ministries of health have made significant investments in primary healthcare reform over recent years to improve access, quality, continuity of care, cost, satisfaction and health outcomes. Interdisciplinary team-based care, networks with streamlined care pathways, the use of h...

    Identifying optimal treatment approaches for people with multimorbidity in Ontario

    Multimorbidity is part of the daily life of a growing number of Ontarians who must manage multiple chronic conditions. As Fortin et al. observed, “patients with multiple conditions are the rule rather than the exception in primary care.” Multimorbidity not only has a significant impact on healthcare ...

    Comparing multi-component chronic-disease programs to disease-specific programs

    The provincial Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy from 2008-12 (and then renewed until 2016) began with a focus on diabetes.(1) The strategy had a stated intention to expand beyond diabetes to a broader chronic-disease management approach. However, to determine whether it would be benefic...

    Identifying risk and protective factors for quality clinical practice

    We identified two overviews of systematic reviews, 18 systematic reviews and 17 primary studies from our searches that were relevant to the questions posed. The primary studies address the first question about risk factors for unsafe clinical practice, and both of the overviews and all of the systematic ...

    Identifying suicide prevention interventions

    We identified 95 systemic reviews evaluating suicide-prevention interventions in Canadian and intercional sources. The systematic reviews cover topics related to the full spectrum of suicide-prevention efforts that Scott and Guo (2012) outline in their overview of reviews, witch include three interrelate...