Implementation of treatment guidelines for specialist mental health care

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Authors

  • Corrado Barbui,

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    1. University of Verona, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Verona, Italy
    • Corrado Barbui, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Policlinico "GB Rossi", Piazzale L.A. Scuro, 10, Verona, 37134, Italy. corrado.barbui@univr.it.

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  • Markus Koesters,

    1. Ulm University, Division Psychiatry ll, Guenzburg, Germany
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  • Andrea Cipriani

    1. University of Verona, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Verona, Italy
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to examine the efficacy of guideline implementation strategies in improving process outcomes (performance of healthcare providers) and patient outcomes. We additionally seek to explore which components of different guideline implementation strategies can influence process and patient outcomes.