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McDonald KM, Sundaram V, Bravata DM, et al. Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies (Vol. 7: Care Coordination). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2007 Jun. (Technical Reviews, No. 9.7.)

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Appendix CList of Excluded Reviews


  1. Best care for the dying is listening to their needs: individual needs should dictate care decisions. Patient-Focused Care and Satisfaction. 1998;6(4):44–6. Not a systematic review.
  2. Case management of patients with chronic renal insufficiency did not improve outcomes over usual care. Research Activities. 1999;225:9. Not a systematic review.
  3. Continuity of caregivers during pregnancy and childbirth. Pract Midwife. 1999;2(1):10–1. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10214298]
  4. Delegation and referral in primary healthcare teams. Nursing Standard. 1997;11(49):32–3. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 9376288]
  5. Hospital CM and managed care growth link questioned: 74% of acute care facilities have CM departments. Hospital Case Management. 1999; 7(8):138. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10557729]
  6. Medicare hospital discharge planning: report from the DHHS Office of the Inspector General. Continuum: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Continuity of Care. 1998;18(1):11–6. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10178905]
  7. Patient management benefits clients, agency, and hospital. Hospital Home Health. 1992;9(4):52–4. Not a systematic review.
  8. Pilot project: proactive protocol for diabetes: can CM make a difference in diabetes outcomes? Hospital Case Management. 2001;9(10):147–9. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 11561367]
  9. Transitional care from hospital to home improves health of seniors while saving money. Nursingmatters. 1999;10(12):13. Not a systematic review.
  10. Treatment outlines for the management of schizophrenia. The Quality Assurance Project. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 1984;18(1):19–38. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 6147132]
  11. Abbott J, Young A, Haxton R, Van Dyke P. Collaborative care: a professional model that influences job satisfaction. Nursing Economics. 1994;12(3):167–9. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 7969557]
  12. Abercrombie PD. Improving adherence to abnormal Pap smear follow-up. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2001;30(1):80–8. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11277165]
  13. Abir F, Bell R. Assessment and management of the obese patient. Crit Care Med. 2004;32(4 Suppl):S87–91. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 15064667]
  14. Adair CE, McDougall GM, Beckie A. et al. History and measurement of continuity of care in mental health services and evidence of its role in outcomes. Psychiatric Services. 2003;54(10):1351–6. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 14557520]
  15. Adatia FA, Damji KF. Chronic open-angle glaucoma. Review for primary care physicians. Can Fam Physician. 2005 Sep;51:1229–37. Not a systematic review. [PMC free article: PMC1479464] [PubMed: 16190176]
  16. Alberts MJ, Hademenos G, Latchaw RE. et al. Recommendations for the establishment of primary stroke centers. Brain Attack Coalition. JAMA. 2000;283(23):3102–9. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 10865305]
  17. Alexander DA, Klein S. Biochemical terrorism: too awful to contemplate, too serious to ignore: subjective literature review. Br J Psychiatry. 2003;183:491–7. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 14645019]
  18. Allen D, Lyne P, Griffiths L. Fraying seams... the divisions between health and social services should be invisible to those who use them... a version of this article appeared in Nursing Times. Therapy Weekly. 2001;28(22):4. Not available.
  19. Allred CA, Arford PH, Michel Y, Veitch JS, Dring R, Carter V. Case management: the relationship between structure & environment. Nursing Economics. 1995;13(1):32–41. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 7760946]
  20. Amruso NA, O'Neal ML. Pharmacist and physician collaboration in the patient's home. Ann Pharmacother. 2004;38(6):1048–52. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 15113983]
  21. Anderson JL. Nursing management of the cancer patient in pain: a review of the literature. Cancer Nurs. 1982;5(1):33–41. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 6175393]
  22. Anderson MA, Helms LB. Quality improvement in discharge planning: an evaluation of factors in communication between health care providers. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 1994;8(2):62–72. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 8312595]
  23. Anderson MA, Tredway C. Focus on research. Care manager communication in home health care referrals. Chart. 1998;95(1):5. Not a systematic review.
  24. Andlin-Sobocki P. Economic evidence in addiction: a review. Eur J Health Econ. 2004;5(Suppl 1):S5–12. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15754074]
  25. Armitage SK, Kavanagh KM. The discharge liaison nurse at the interface of hospital and community nursing services. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 1996;2(4):215–21. Not a systematic review.
  26. Aronson N, Lefevre F, Piper M, et al. Management of chronic asthma. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2001;(44):1–10. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC4781501] [PubMed: 15523743]
  27. Bachrach LL. Young adult chronic patients: an analytical review of the literature. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1982;33(3):189–97. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 7061053]
  28. Balas EA, Krishna S, Kretschmer RA, Cheek TR, Lobach DF, Boren SA. Computerized knowledge management in diabetes care. Med Care. 2004;42(6):610–21. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15167329]
  29. Barlow JH, Ellard DR. Psycho-educational interventions for children with chronic disease, parents and siblings: an overview of the research evidence base. Child Care Health Dev. 2004;30(6):637–45. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15527474]
  30. Barr H, Hammick M, Koppel I, Reeves S. Systematic review of the effectiveness of interprofessional education: towards transatlantic collaboration. J Allied Health. 1999;28(2):104–8. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10389055]
  31. Bauer M, Nay R. Family and staff partnerships in long-term care. A review of the literature. J Gerontol Nurs. 2003;29(10):46–53. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 14558235]
  32. Baxter E. Patients, caregivers, and managing care. Geriatrics. 1997;52(2):S48–9. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 9307588]
  33. Bayley EW, Carrougher GJ, Marvin JA, Knighton J, Rutan RL, Weber BF. Research priorities for burn nursing: rehabilitation, discharge planning, and follow-up care. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation. 1992;13(4):471–6. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 1331118]
  34. Bazzoli GJ, Dynan L, Burns LR, Yap C. Two decades of organizational change in health care: what have we learned? Med Care Res Rev. 2004;61(3):247–331. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15358969]
  35. Beaudin CL, Lammers JC, Pedroja AT. Patient perceptions of coordinated care: the importance of organized communication in hospitals. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 1999;21(5):18–23. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10620880]
  36. Beavis D, Simpson S, Graham I. A literature review of dementia care mapping: methodological considerations and efficacy. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2002;9(6):725–36. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12472826]
  37. Bechel DL, Myers WA, Smith DG. Does patient-centered care pay off? Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement. 2000;26(7):400–9. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10897457]
  38. Bell R. Continuity of care: were we providing continuity of care for our clients? Perspectives. 1996;20(4):17–20. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 9287837]
  39. Berk M, Berk L, Castle D. A collaborative approach to the treatment alliance in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2004;6(6):504–18. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15541066]
  40. Bernard-Bonnin AC, Stachenko S, Bonin D, Charette C, Rousseau E. Self-management teaching programs and morbidity of pediatric asthma: a meta-analysis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1995;95(1 Pt 1):34–41. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 7822662]
  41. Betz CL. Transition of adolescents with special health care needs: review and analysis of the literature. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing. 2004;27(3):179–241. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15371115]
  42. Bhui K, Stansfeld S, Hull S, Priebe S, Mole F, Feder G. Ethnic variations in pathways to and use of specialist mental health services in the UK. Systematic review. Br J Psychiatry. 2003;182:105–16. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12562737]
  43. Bhutta ZA, Darmstadt GL, Hasan BS, Haws RA. Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence. Pediatrics. 2005 Feb;115(2 Suppl):519–617. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15866863]
  44. Birthistle K, Carrington D. Fetal varicella syndrome—a reappraisal of the literature. A review prepared for the UK Advisory Group on Chickenpox on behalf of the British Society for the Study of Infection. J Infect. 1998;36(Suppl 1):25–9. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 9514105]
  45. Blaiss MS. Asthma disease management: a critical analysis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2005 Nov;95(5 Suppl 1):S10–6. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 16312157]
  46. Blenkinsopp A, Anderson C, Armstrong M. Systematic review of the effectiveness of community pharmacy-based interventions to reduce risk behaviours and risk factors for coronary heart disease. J Public Health Med. 2003;25(2):144–53. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12848404]
  47. Bloemen-Vrencken JH, de Witte LP, Post MW. Follow-up care for persons with spinal cord injury living in the community: a systematic review of interventions and their evaluation. Spinal Cord. 2005 Aug;43(8):462–75. Not an evaluation of an intervention. [PubMed: 15838530]
  48. Blondel B, Breart G. Home visits for pregnancy complications and management of antenatal care: an overview of three randomized controlled trials. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1992;99(4):283–6. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 1533787]
  49. Boockvar K, Fishman E, Kyriacou CK, Monias A, Gavi S, Cortes T. Adverse events due to discontinuations in drug use and dose changes in patients transferred between acute and long-term care facilities. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2004;164(5):545–50. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 15006832]
  50. Bower P, Sibbald B. Systematic review of the effect of on-site mental health professionals on the clinical behaviour of general practitioners. BMJ. 2000;320(7235):614–7. Duplicate publication. [PMC free article: PMC27305] [PubMed: 10698881]
  51. Bower P. Primary care mental health workers: models of working and evidence of effectiveness. Br J Gen Pract. 2002;52(484):926–33. Not a systematic review. [PMC free article: PMC1314446] [PubMed: 12434963]
  52. Bowlyow JE. Acute and long-term care linkages: a literature review. Med Care Rev. 1990;47(1):75–103. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10106526]
  53. Bradley P, Lindsay B. Epilepsy clinics versus general neurology or medical clinics. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(1):CD001910. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11279739]
  54. Bradley P, Lindsay B. Specialist epilepsy nurses for treating epilepsy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(4):CD001907. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11687130]
  55. Brickman R, Axelrod R, Roberson D, Flanagan C. Clinical process improvement as a means of facilitating health care system integration. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement. 1998;24(3):143–53. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 9568554]
  56. Brigden M, McKenzie M. Treating cancer patients. Practical monitoring and management of therapy-related complications. Can Fam Physician. 2000;46:2258–68. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC2145068] [PubMed: 11143585]
  57. Briggs CJ, Capdegelle P, Garner P. Strategies for integrating primary health services in middle- and low-income countries: effects on performance, costs and patient outcomes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(4): CD003318 Duplicate publication. [PubMed: 11687187]
  58. Bryan YE, Hitchings KS, Fox MA, Kinneman MT, Young MJ. The evaluation of hospital restructuring efforts: satisfaction, quality, and costs. Quality Management in Health Care. 1998;6(3):22–34. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10182537]
  59. Bull MJ. Patients' and professionals' perceptions of quality in discharge planning. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 1994;8(2):47–61. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 8312594]
  60. Bunn F, Byrne G, Kendall S. Telephone consultation and triage: effects on health care use and patient satisfaction. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004(4):CD004180. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15495083]
  61. Burns T, Knapp M, Catty J. et al. Home treatment for mental health problems: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess. 2001;5(15):1–139. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11532236]
  62. Cabana MD, Jee SH. Does continuity of care improve patient outcomes? J Fam Pract. 2004;53(12):974–80. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15581440]
  63. Caley LM, Shipkey N, Winkelman T, Dunlap C, Rivera S. Evidence-based review of nursing interventions to prevent secondary disabilities in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Pediatr Nurs. 2006 Mar–Apr;32(2):155–62. Not an evaluation of an intervention. [PubMed: 16719426]
  64. Cameron ID. Coordinated multidisciplinary rehabilitation after hip fracture. Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Sep 30–Oct 15;27(1819):1081–90. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 16315427]
  65. Campbell MK, Daly C, Wallace SA. et al. Evidence-based medicine in nephrology: identifying and critically appraising the literature. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2000;15(12):1950–5. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11096139]
  66. Cannon CP, Hand MH, Bahr R. et al. Critical pathways for management of patients with acute coronary syndromes: an assessment by the National Heart Attack Alert Program. Am Heart J. 2002;143(5):777–89. Study conducted in an in-patient setting only. [PubMed: 12040337]
  67. Casalino L, Gillies RR, Shortell SM. et al. External incentives, information technology, and organized processes to improve health care quality for patients with chronic diseases. JAMA. 2003;289(4):434–41. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 12533122]
  68. Casciano R. A pharmacoeconomic evaluation of major depressive disorder. Manag Care Interface. 2003;Suppl B:16–21. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12647609]
  69. Castrucci BC, Kamb ML, Hunt K. Assessing the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's 1994 HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral: Standards and Guidelines: how closely does practice conform to existing recommendations? Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2002;29(7):417–21. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 12170132]
  70. Caton CLM, Goldstein JM, Serrano O, Bender R. The impact of discharge planning on chronic schizophrenic patients. H&CP: Hospital & Community Psychiatry. 1984;35(3):255–62. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 6323302]
  71. Challis D, Darton R, Hughes J, Huxley P, Stewart K. Emerging models of care management for older people and those with mental health problems in the United Kingdom. Journal of Case Management. 1998;7(4):153–60. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10703382]
  72. Chan KH, Winslow CP, Levin MJ. et al. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of chronic sinusitis in children. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 1999;120(3):328–34. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10064633]
  73. Chang JT, Morton SC, Rubenstein LZ. et al. Interventions for the prevention of falls in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials. BMJ. 2004;328(7441):680. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC381224] [PubMed: 15031239]
  74. Chapman JL, Zechel A, Carter YH, Abbott S. Systematic review of recent innovations in service provision to improve access to primary care. Br J Gen Pract. 2004;54(502):374–81. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC1266174] [PubMed: 15113523]
  75. Chelf JH, Agre P, Axelrod A. et al. Cancer-related patient education: an overview of the last decade of evaluation and research. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2001;28(7):1139–47. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11517847]
  76. Chen CC, Kenefick AL, Tang ST, McCorkle R. Utilization of comprehensive geriatric assessment in cancer patients. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2004;49(1):53–67. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 14734155]
  77. Christakis DA, Wright JA, Koepsell TD, Emerson S, Connell FA. Is greater continuity of care associated with less emergency department utilization? Pediatrics. 1999;103(4 part 1):738–42. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10103295]
  78. Cifu DX, Stewart DG. Factors affecting functional outcome after stroke: a critical review of rehabilitation interventions. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999;80(5 Suppl 1):S35–9. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 10326901]
  79. Cloonan PA, Belyea MJ. Limits of using patient characteristics in predicting home health care coordination. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 1993;15(6):742–51. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 8284931]
  80. Connors HR. Impact of evaluation of a statewide continuing education program. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 1989;20(2):64–69. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 2495306]
  81. Corser WD. A complex sense of advocacy: the challenges of contemporary discharge planning. Case Manager. 2003;14(3):63–9. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 12750690]
  82. Costich TD, Lee FC. Improving cancer care in a Kentucky managed care plan: a case study of cancer disease management. Disease Management. 2003;6(1):9–20. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 12899563]
  83. Coulton CJ, Dunkle RE, Goode RA. Discharge planning and decision making. Health and Social Work. 1982;7(4):253–61. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 6819214]
  84. Cox K, Wilson E. Follow-up for people with cancer: nurse-led services and telephone interventions. J Adv Nurs. 2003;43(1):51–61. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12801396]
  85. Cox WK, Penny LC, Statham RP, Roper BL. Admission Intervention Team: medical center based intensive case management of the seriously mentally ill. Care Management Journals: Journal of Case Management, The Journal of Long Term Home Health Care. 2003;4(4):178–84. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 15628650]
  86. Cram P, Ettinger WH Jr. Generalists or specialists—who does it better? Physician Exec. 1998;24(1):40–5. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 10180486]
  87. Currell R, Urquhart C. Nursing record systems: effects on nursing practice and health care outcomes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003(3):CD002099. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12917920]
  88. da Cruz ICF, Larrubia EO, de Azevedo NM, et al. Strategic plan for developing nursing professional standards at an university hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing. 2002;1(3). Not a systematic review.
  89. Dallas C, Burton L. Health disparities among men from racial and ethnic minority populations. Annu Rev Nurs Res. 2004;22:77–100. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15368769]
  90. Daneels M, Cannoodt L. Child-oriented emergency care: a literature survey. Paediatr Nurs. 2003;15(2):14–9. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12677853]
  91. Davidson G, Moscovice I, McCaffrey D. Allocative efficiency of case managers for the elderly. Health Services Research. 1989;24(4):539–54. Not a systematic review. [PMC free article: PMC1065582] [PubMed: 2681082]
  92. Delaney B, Moayyedi P, Deeks J, et al. The management of dyspepsia: a systematic review. Health Technol Assess. 2000;4(39):iii–v, 1–189. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11173308]
  93. Dellefield ME. Interdisciplinary care planning and the written care plan in nursing homes: a critical review. Gerontologist. 2006 Feb;46(1):128–33. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 16452293]
  94. Dephillips H. Advancing care management: from utilization review to evidence-based medicine. Lippincotts Case Manag. 2005 Sep–Oct;10(5):265–7. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 16205211]
  95. Doleys DM, Marino L, Howell M, Nicholson B. Pain management programs in hand therapy: a literature review and appraisal. J Hand Ther. 1997;10(2):175–82. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 9188036]
  96. Dorman T, Angood PB, Angus DC. et al. Guidelines for critical care medicine training and continuing medical education. Crit Care Med. 2004;32(1):263–72. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 14707590]
  97. Dreachslin JL, Hunt PL, Sprainer E. Communication patterns and group composition: implications for patient-centered care team effectiveness... including commentary by Snook ID Jr. Journal of Healthcare Management. 1999;44(4):252–68. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10539199]
  98. Eakin EG, Bull SS, Glasgow RE, Mason M. Reaching those most in need: a review of diabetes self-management interventions in disadvantaged populations. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2002;18(1):26–35. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11921415]
  99. Edwards J, Reiley P, Morris A, Doody J. An analysis of the quality and effectiveness of the discharge planning process. Journal of Nursing Quality Assurance. 1991;5(4):17–27. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 1904884]
  100. Eke N, Eke FU. Collaboration in urological practice in the new millennium. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2002;9(3):167–72. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 12501273]
  101. Engstrom S, Foldevi M, Borgquist L. Is general practice effective? A systematic literature review. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2001;19(2):131–44. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11482415]
  102. Ensor T, Ronoh J. Impact of organizational change on the delivery of reproductive services: a review of the literature. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2005 Jul–Sep;20(3):209–25. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 16138735]
  103. Erstad TL. Analyzing computer based patient records: a review of literature. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2003;17(4):51–7. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 14558372]
  104. Evans R, Stone D, Elwyn G. Title Organizing palliative care for rural populations: A systematic review of the evidence. Source Family Practice. 2003;20(3):304–310. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12738700]
  105. Every NR, Hochman J, Becker R, Kopecky S, Cannon CP. Critical pathways: a review. Committee on Acute Cardiac Care, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association. Circulation. 2000;101(4):461–5. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10653841]
  106. Fahey T, Schroeder K, Ebrahim S. Educational and organisational interventions used to improve the management of hypertension in primary care: a systematic review. Br J Gen Pract. 2005 Nov;55(520):875–82. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC1570766] [PubMed: 16282005]
  107. Farris KB, Kirking DM. Assessing the quality of pharmaceutical care. II. Application of concepts of quality assessment from medical care. Ann Pharmacother. 1993;27(2):215–23. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 8439702]
  108. Finley PR, Crismon ML, Rush AJ. Evaluating the impact of pharmacists in mental health: a systematic review. Pharmacotherapy. 2003;23(12):1634–44. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 14695043]
  109. Finucane TE, Harper GM. Attempting resuscitation in nursing homes: policy considerations. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999;47(10):1261–4. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 10522963]
  110. Fleming E, Carter B, Gillibrand W. The transition of adolescents with diabetes from the children's health care service into the adult health care service: a review of the literature. J Clin Nurs. 2002;11(5):560–7. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12201882]
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  112. Foster SA, Goode JV, Small RE. Home blood glucose monitoring. Ann Pharmacother. 1999;33(3):355–63. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10200862]
  113. French J, Bilton D, Campbell F. Nurse specialist care for bronchiectasis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003(3):CD004319. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12918011]
  114. Frich LM. Nursing interventions for patients with chronic conditions. J Adv Nurs. 2003;44(2):137–53. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 14521681]
  115. Frick KD, Lantz PM. Selection bias in prenatal care utilization: an interdisciplinary framework and review of the literature. Med Care Res Rev. 1996;53(4):371–96. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10162957]
  116. Gagliardi A. Use of referral reply letters for continuing medical education: a review. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2002;22(4):222–9. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12613057]
  117. Garg AX, Adhikari NK, McDonald H. et al. Effects of computerized clinical decision support systems on practitioner performance and patient outcomes: a systematic review. JAMA. 2005;293(10):1223–38. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15755945]
  118. Gibson PG, Powell H, Coughlan J, et al. Self-management education and regular practitioner review for adults with asthma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003(1):CD001117. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 12535399]
  119. Gibson PG, Powell H. Written action plans for asthma: an evidence-based review of the key components. Thorax. 2004;59(2):94–9. Not care coordination. [PMC free article: PMC1746945] [PubMed: 14760143]
  120. Ginsberg BH, Tan MH, Mazze R, Bergelson A. Staged diabetes management: computerizing a disease state management program. J Med Syst. 1998;22(2):77–87. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 9571514]
  121. Goldfarb N, Weston C, Hartmann CW. et al. Impact of appropriate pharmaceutical therapy for chronic conditions on direct medical costs and workplace productivity: a review of the literature. Dis Manag. 2004;7(1):61–75. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15035834]
  122. Goodall TA, Halford WK. Self-management of diabetes mellitus: a critical review. Health Psychol. 1991;10(1):1–8. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 2026125]
  123. Green JM, Renfrew MJ, Curtis PA. Continuity of carer: what matters to women? A review of the evidence. Midwifery. 2000;16(3):186–96. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 10970752]
  124. Grundel BL, White GL Jr, Eichold BH 2nd. Diabetes in the managed care setting: a prospective plan. South Med J. 1999;92(5):459–64. Not a systematic review. [PubMed: 10342889]
  125. Guevara JP, Wolf FM, Grum CM, Clark NM. Effects of educational interventions for self management of asthma in children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2003;326(7402):1308–9. Duplicate publication. [PMC free article: PMC161636] [PubMed: 12805167]
  126. Guevara JP. Self-management education of children with asthma: a meta-analysis. LDI Issue Brief. 2003;9(3):1–4. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 14959726]
  127. Gurses AP, Xiao Y. A systematic review of the literature on multidisciplinary rounds to design information technology. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006 May–Jun;13(3):267–76. Study conducted in an in-patient setting. [PMC free article: PMC1513658] [PubMed: 16501176]
  128. Gustafsson F, Arnold JM. Heart failure clinics and outpatient management: review of the evidence and call for quality assurance. Eur Heart J. 2004;25(18):1596–604. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15351158]
  129. Gutierres SL, Welty TE. Point-of-care testing: an introduction. Ann Pharmacother. 2004;38(1):119–25. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 14742805]
  130. Guzman J, Esmail R, Karjalainen K, Malmivaara A, Irvin E, Bombardier C. Multidisciplinary bio-psycho-social rehabilitation for chronic low back pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002(1):CD000963. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 11869581]
  131. Gwadry-Sridhar FH, Flintoft V, Lee DS, Lee H, Guyatt GH. A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing readmission rates and mortality rates in patients with heart failure. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164(21):2315–20. Not care coordination. [PubMed: 15557409]
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