Intervention Review

Interventions to improve outpatient referrals from primary care to secondary care

  1. Ayub Akbari1,*,
  2. Alain Mayhew2,
  3. Manal Alawi Al-Alawi3,
  4. Jeremy Grimshaw4,
  5. Ron Winkens5,
  6. Elizabeth Glidewell6,
  7. Chanie Pritchard7,
  8. Ruth Thomas8,
  9. Cynthia Fraser9

Editorial Group: Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005471.pub2

How to Cite

Akbari A, Mayhew A, Al-Alawi MA, Grimshaw J, Winkens R, Glidewell E, Pritchard C, Thomas R, Fraser C. Interventions to improve outpatient referrals from primary care to secondary care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD005471. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005471.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kidney Research Center/University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine/Division of Nephrology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Manama, Bahrain

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

    Academic Hospital Maastricht, Diagnostic Centre Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

  6. 6

    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Academic Unit of Primary Care, Leeds, UK

  7. 7

    Sage Media, Woodlawn, Ontario, Canada

  8. 8

    University of Aberdeen, Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT), Health Services Research Unit, Aberdeen, UK

  9. 9

    University of Aberdeen, Health Services Research Unit, Aberdeen, UK

*Ayub Akbari, Department of Medicine/Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Center/University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Hospitall, 1967 Rverside Drive, Suite 5-25, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 7W9, Canada. aakbari@ottawahospital.on.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

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