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Ministry of Health Libraryon 12 June
Ministry of Health Library
Health Improvement and Innovation Digest
Issue 169 - 7 June 2018
Welcome to the fortnightly Health Improvement and Innovation Digest (formerly the HIIRC digest). The Digest has links to key evidence of interest, with access to new content arranged by topic.
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Quality Improvement (New Zealand)
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics following discharge after major surgery: an area for improvement
Quality Improvement (International)
Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcers
Shorter Waits for Cancer Treatment (New Zealand)
Traditional and Complementary Medicine Use Among Indigenous Cancer Patients in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States: A Systematic Review
Shorter Stays In Emergency Departments (International)
Exploring emergency department 4-hour target performance and cancelled elective operations: a regression analysis of routinely collected and openly reported NHS trust data
Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes (New Zealand)
Is general practice identification of prior cardiovascular disease at the time of CVD risk assessment accurate and does it matter?
Effectiveness of text message based, diabetes self management support programme (SMS4BG): two arm, parallel randomised controlled trial
Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes (International)
Future cost-effectiveness and equity of the NHS Health Check cardiovascular disease prevention programme: Microsimulation modelling using data from Liverpool, UK
Primary Health Care (International)
Influences on the adoption of patient safety innovation in primary care: a qualitative exploration of staff perspectives
Transforming Integration through General Practice: Learning from a UK Primary Care Improvement Programme
Primary Mental Health (New Zealand)
A tale of two countries: comparing disability weights for gambling problems in New Zealand and Australia
Primary Mental Health (International)
Psychological therapies for treatment-resistant depression in adults
Increased Immunisation (International)
Systematic review of the incremental costs of interventions that increase immunization coverage
Pharmacies versus doctors’ offices for adolescent vaccination
‘What have you HEARD about the HERD?’ Does education about local influenza vaccination coverage and herd immunity affect willingness to vaccinate?
Childhood Obesity (New Zealand)
Economic evaluation of a multi-disciplinary community-based intervention programme for New Zealand children and adolescents with obesity
Childhood Obesity (International)
Factors that contribute to effective nutrition education interventions in children: a systematic review
Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under
Widening participation of Māori and Pasifika students in health careers: evaluation of two health science academies
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