Intervention Review

Local opinion leaders: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

  1. Gerd Flodgren2,
  2. Elena Parmelli3,
  3. Gaby Doumit4,
  4. Melina Gattellari5,
  5. Mary Ann O'Brien6,
  6. Jeremy Grimshaw7,
  7. Martin P Eccles1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

Published Online: 10 AUG 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 4 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000125.pub4

How to Cite

Flodgren G, Parmelli E, Doumit G, Gattellari M, O'Brien MA, Grimshaw J, Eccles MP. Local opinion leaders: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD000125. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000125.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Newcastle University, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  2. 2

    University of Oxford, Department of Public Health, Headington, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Oncology, Hematology and Respiratory Diseases, Modena, Italy

  4. 4

    Cleveland Clinic, Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  5. 5

    The University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  6. 6

    McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Institute for Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  7. 7

    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, ON, Canada

*Martin P Eccles, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Badiley Clark Building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 10 AUG 2011


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