This research paper looks at the effect of a twelve-month individually tailored multifactorial, interdisciplinary intervention targeting frailty, compared with usual care. The intervention reduced phenotypically defined frailty (weakness, slowness, and low energy expenditure) and improved mobility.
Promoting engagement by patients and families to reduce adverse events in acute care settings: a systematic review
This paper systematically reviews studies which have addressed the effectiveness of patient involvement in patient safety practice.
This paper produced by Yang Tian and colleagues at the King’s Fund explores the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay. It uses Torbay’s unique patient-level linked data set to explore the cost of the care pathway for older people admitted to hospital as a result of a fall by tracking their care costs in the 12 months before and after their fall.
This paper, published in the journal Endocrine Practice, looks at the development of a multidisciplinary Diabetes Inpatient Safety Committee to effectively address the many barriers to achieving glycaemic control in the inpatient setting.
A paper reports an experience of developing and implementing a whole-system, pathway of care driven approach to diabetes management across a health community over four years.
Group based diabetes self-management education compared to routine treatment for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus - a systematic review with meta-analysis
A review by Aslak Steinsbekk, LisbethØ Rygg, Monde Lisulo, Marit B Rise and Atle Fretheim on the evidence from randomised controlled trials evaluating group-based Diabetes Self Managemetn Education for adults with type-2 diabetes vs routine treatment
This systematic review by Dr. Margaret MacAdam aimed to locate frameworks of integrated health care for for older people in Canada.