Table K-1Types of generalized knowledge: length of stay

StudyRR (95% CI)Primary ResearchSystematic ReviewsResearch Evidence SummariesDomain Knowledge DatabasesPolicy Statements and RecommendationsClinical Practice GuidelinesStructured Care ProtocolsLocally Developed KnowledgeMultiple typesBroadTargeted
Paul et al., 200610.9082
(0.8392 to 0.9828)
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Overhage et al., 199720.9307
(0.8032 to 1.078)
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McGregor et al., 200630.9760
(0.7292 to 1.306)
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Khan et al., 20104 and Maclean et al., 200950.9000
(0.811 to 0.999)
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Roukema et al., 200861.141
(0.9944 to 1.309)
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Kline et al., 20097NA[check][check]

Abbreviations: CI = confidence interval, NA= not available (study did not provide sufficient data to calculate common endpoint), RR = relative risk

From: Appendix K, Summary Tables for Key Question 4

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