Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Andrew Miles

Impact Factor: 1.084

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 20/24 (Medical Informatics); 71/89 (Health Care Sciences & Services); 85/153 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1365-2753


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Diabetes and depression: does worsening control of diabetes lead to poorer depression outcomes?

      Kurt Angstman, Robert T. Flinchbaugh, Katherine Flinchbaugh, Matthew R. Meunier and Gregory L. Angstman

      Article first published online: 24 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12443

    2. Indicators based on registers and administrative data for breast cancer: routine evaluation of oncologic care pathway can be implemented

      Anita Andreano, Emanuela Anghinoni, Mariangela Autelitano, Aldo Bellini, Maurizio Bersani, Sabrina Bizzoco, Luca Cavalieri d'Oro, Adriano Decarli, Silvia Lucchi, Salvatore Mannino, Emerico Panciroli, Paola Rebora, Magda Rognoni, Giuseppe Sampietro, Marco Villa, Carlo Zocchetti, Alberto Zucchi, Maria Grazia Valsecchi, Antonio Giampiero Russo and on behalf of the OSSERVA Working Group

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12436

  2. Commentaries

  3. Original Articles

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      Safety climate in English general practices: workload pressures may compromise safety

      Brian G. Bell, David Reeves, Kate Marsden and Anthony Avery

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12437

  4. Personal View

  5. Special Issue

  6. Original Articles

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      The impact of persistence with bisphosphonates on health resource utilization and fracture risk in the UK: a study of patient records from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink

      Samara Ferguson, Maurille Feudjo Tepie, Andrew Taylor, Andrew Roddam, Cathy Critchlow, Mazhar Iqbal, Leslie Spangler and Jonathan Bayly

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12422

    2. Structure, importance and recording of therapeutic information in the medical record: a multicentre observational study

      Jelle Tichelaar, Robert J. van Unen, David J. Brinkman, Pieter H.M. Fluitman, Michiel A. van Agtmael, Theo P.G.M. de Vries and Milan C. Richir

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12432

    3. The role of evidence analysts in creating nutrition management guidelines for inherited metabolic disorders

      Yetsa Osara, Kathryn Coakley, Alana Aisthorpe, Adrya Stembridge, Meghan Quirk, Patricia L Splett, Fran Rohr and Rani H. Singh

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12428

    4. A population management system for improving colorectal cancer screening in a primary care setting

      Charlotte A. Wu, Amara L. Mulder, Adrian H. Zai, Yuanshan Hu, Manuela Costa, Lori Wiviott Tishler, John R. Saltzman, Andrew L. Ellner and Asaf Bitton

      Article first published online: 11 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12427

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      Adapting a large database of point of care summarized guidelines: a process description

      Nicolas Delvaux, Stijn Van de Velde, Bert Aertgeerts, Martine Goossens, Benjamin Fauquert, Ilka Kunnamo and Paul Van Royen

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12426

    6. Assessing adherence to guidelines with administrative data in psychiatric outpatients

      Esther van Fenema, Erik Giltay, Martijn van Noorden, Albert van Hemert and Frans Zitman

      Article first published online: 30 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12414

    7. Optimizing the pre-referral workup for gastroenterology and hepatology specialty care: consensus using the Delphi method

      Chanda K. Ho, Christy K. Boscardin, Nathaniel Gleason, Don Collado, Jonathan Terdiman, Norah A. Terrault and Ralph Gonzales

      Article first published online: 30 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12429

    8. Development of the Andalusian Registry of Patients Receiving Community Case Management, for the follow-up of people with complex chronic diseases

      Jose M. Morales-Asencio, Shakira Kaknani-Uttumchandani, Magdalena Cuevas-Fernández-Gallego, Leopoldo Palacios-Gómez, José L. Gutiérrez-Sequera, Agustina Silvano-Arranz, Juan Pedro Batres-Sicilia, Ascensión Delgado-Romero, Ángela Cejudo-Lopez, Manuel Trabado-Herrera, Esteban L. García-Lara, Francisco J. Martin-Santos and Juan C. Morilla-Herrera

      Article first published online: 27 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12392

  7. Personal View

  8. Original Articles

    1. Incorrect evaluation of the frequency of malnutrition and of its screening in hospitalized children by health care professionals

      Lioara Restier, Antoine Duclos, Laura Jarri, Sandrine Touzet, Angelique Denis, Pauline Occelli, Behrouz Kassai-Koupai, Alain Lachaux, Irene Loras-Duclaux, Cyrille Colin and Noel Peretti

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12412

    2. Evidence-based practice in physical therapy in Austria: current state and factors associated with EBP engagement

      Gudrun Diermayr, Herbert Schachner, Margit Eidenberger, Monika Lohkamp and Nancy M. Salbach

      Article first published online: 21 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12415

    3. Use and reporting of restricted randomization: a review

      Ruchi Higham, Puvan Tharmanathan and Yvonne Birks

      Article first published online: 21 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12408

    4. Inter-rater agreement on PIVC-associated phlebitis signs, symptoms and scales

      Nicole Marsh, Gabor Mihala, Gillian Ray-Barruel, Joan Webster, Marianne C. Wallis and Claire M. Rickard

      Article first published online: 17 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12396

    5. The effect of an integrated syndromic respiratory disease guideline in primary health care settings

      Maher Abouda, Agnes Hamzaoui, Ekram Drira, Ridha Djebeniani, Salah Othmani and Ali Ben Kheder

      Article first published online: 7 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12420

    6. Analysis of provider specialties in the treatment of patients with clinically diagnosed back and joint problems

      Fernando A. Wilson, John C. Licciardone, Cathleen M. Kearns and Mathias Akuoko

      Article first published online: 7 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12411

    7. A semi-quantitative and thematic analysis of medical student attitudes towards M-Learning

      Ben L. Green, Iain Kennedy, Hadi Hassanzadeh, Suneal Sharma, Gareth Frith and Jonathan C. Darling

      Article first published online: 7 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12400

  9. Personal View

    1. Much ado about omics: welcome to ‘the permutome’

      Spencer G. Livingstone, Maxwell J. Smith, Diego S. Silva and Ross E.G. Upshur

      Article first published online: 6 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12406

  10. Original Articles

    1. Haemoglobin levels correlates with the presence of coronary artery disease

      Yusuf C. Doganer, James E. Rohrer, Umit Aydogan, Matthew E. Bernard and Cem Barcin

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12409

    2. Discrepancies on Medication Plans detected in German Community Pharmacies

      Isabel Waltering, Oliver Schwalbe and Georg Hempel

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12395

    3. Appropriateness of diagnostic effort in hospital emergency room attention for episodes of COPD exacerbation

      Francisco Rivas-Ruiz, Maximino Redondo, Nerea González, Silvia Vidal, Susana García, Iratxe Lafuente, Marisa Bare, María del Puerto Cano Aguirre, José María Quintana-López and Grupo IRYSS-COPD

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12390

  11. Systematic Reviews

    1. The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of clinical nurse specialist-led hospital to home transitional care: a systematic review

      Denise Bryant-Lukosius, Nancy Carter, Kim Reid, Faith Donald, Ruth Martin-Misener, Kelley Kilpatrick, Patricia Harbman, Sharon Kaasalainen, Deborah Marshall, Renee Charbonneau-Smith and Alba DiCenso

      Article first published online: 1 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12401

  12. Original Articles

    1. Rapid evidence assessment: increasing the transparency of an emerging methodology

      Tracey Varker, David Forbes, Lisa Dell, Adele Weston, Tracy Merlin, Stephanie Hodson and Meaghan O'Donnell

      Article first published online: 29 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12405

    2. Why do men suffering from LUTS seek primary medical care? A qualitative study

      Huub A. Lammers, Roselie van Wijnhoven, Theodora A. M. Teunissen, Sheila Harmsen and Antonie L. M. Lagro-Janssen

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12407

    3. Adaptation and innovation: a grounded theory study of procedural variation in the academic surgical workplace

      Tavis Apramian, Christopher Watling, Lorelei Lingard and Sayra Cristancho

      Article first published online: 20 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12398

  13. Systematic Reviews

  14. Original Articles

    1. Automated calculation of ptosis on lateral clinical photographs

      Juhun Lee, Edward Kim, Gregory P. Reece, Melissa A. Crosby, Elisabeth K. Beahm and Mia K. Markey

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12397

    2. A provincial adaptation of clinical practice guidelines for depression in primary care: a case illustration of the ADAPTE method

      Pasquale Roberge, Louise Fournier, Hélène Brouillet, André Delorme, Clément Beaucage, Rodrigue Côté, Pierre Demers, Michel Gervais, France Laflamme, Louise Latulippe, André Marchand, Simon Patry, Suzanne Pelchat, Martin D. Provencher, Jean-Rémy Provost, David Robitaille and Anne-Marie Cloutier

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12404

    3. Medication reconciliation at admission to surgical departments

      Lorena González-García, Antonio Salmerón-García, MªAngeles García-Lirola, Susana Moya-Roldán, Susana Belda-Rustarazo and José Cabeza-Barrera

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12403

    4. Nephrologists' management of patient medications in kidney transplantation: results of an online survey

      Kimberley Crawford, Jac Kee Low, Elizabeth Manias, Rowan Walker, Nigel D. Toussaint, William Mulley, Michael Dooley, Francesco L. Ierino, Peter Hughes, David J. Goodman and Allison Williams

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12394

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      Systematic reviews on child welfare services: identifying and disseminating the evidence

      Hege Kornør, Hanna Bergman, Nicola Maayan, Karla Soares-Weiser and Arild Bjørndal

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12391

    6. Patterns and predictors of medication discrepancies in primary care

      Daniel J. Coletti, Hara Stephanou, Nissa Mazzola, Joseph Conigliaro, JoAnne Gottridge and John M. Kane

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12387

  15. Personal View

  16. Original Articles

    1. Outcomes of clinical decision support (CDS) and correlates of CDS use for home care patients with high medication regimen complexity: a randomized trial

      Margaret V. McDonald, Penny H. Feldman, Yolanda Barrón-Vayá, Timothy R. Peng, Sridevi Sridharan and Liliana E. Pezzin

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12383

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      Application of systems thinking: 12-month postintervention evaluation of a complex health system intervention in Zambia: the case of the BHOMA

      Wilbroad Mutale, Helen Ayles, Virginia Bond, Namwinga Chintu, Roma Chilengi, Margaret Tembo Mwanamwenge, Angela Taylor, Neil Spicer and Dina Balabanova

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12354

    3. Test ordering in an evidence free zone: Rates and associations of Australian general practice trainees’ vitamin D test ordering

      Amanda Tapley, Parker Magin, Simon Morgan, Kim Henderson, John Scott, Allison Thomson, Neil Spike, Lawrie McArthur, Mieke van Driel, Patrick McElduff and Billie Bonevski

      Article first published online: 25 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12322

    4. Clinical practice in line with evidence? A survey among primary care physiotherapists in western Sweden

      Susanne Bernhardsson, Birgitta Öberg, Kajsa Johansson, Per Nilsen and Maria E. H. Larsson

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12380

    5. Diabetes quality of care at a university community in Beirut

      Najla A. Lakkis, Dina M. Mahmassani and Ghassan N. Hamadeh

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12386

    6. Medicine's perception of reality – a split picture: critical reflections on apparent anomalies within the biomedical theory of science

      Anna Luise Kirkengen, Tor-Johan Ekeland, Linn Getz, Irene Hetlevik, Edvin Schei, Elling Ulvestad and Arne Johan Vetlesen

      Article first published online: 13 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12369

    7. Do patients and health care professionals view the communication processes of clinical research differently? A Rasch analysis from a survey

      Luis González-de Paz, Belchin Kostov, Pilar Solans-Julian, M Dolores Navarro-Rubio and Antoni Sisó-Almirall

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12364

  17. Personal View

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  18. Original Articles

    1. Development of theory-based knowledge translation interventions to facilitate the implementation of evidence-based guidelines on the early management of adults with traumatic spinal cord injury

      Mélanie Bérubé, Martin Albert, Jean-Marc Chauny, Damien Contandriopoulos, Anne DuSablon, Sébastien Lacroix, Annick Gagné, Élise Laflamme, Nathalie Boutin, Stéphane Delisle, Anne-Marie Pauzé and Jean-Marc MacThiong

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12342

    2. A qualitative study of the relationship between the Scottish Medicines Consortium and their clinical experts

      Rosemary Newham, Emma Dunlop Corcoran, James W. Dear, Sharon Hems, Stuart McTaggart and Marion Bennie

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12325

  19. Systematic Reviews

  20. Original Articles

    1. Chaos to complexity: leveling the playing field for measuring value in primary care

      William P. Moran, Jingwen Zhang, Mulugeta Gebregziabher, Elisha L. Brownfield, Kimberly S. Davis, Andrew D. Schreiner, Brent M. Egan, Raymond S. Greenberg, T. Rogers Kyle III, Justin E. Marsden, Sarah J. Ball and Patrick D. Mauldin

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12298

    2. Collectivity, evil and the dynamics of moral value

      Joel Backström and Hannes Nykänen

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12311

    3. Living with chronicity and complexity: Lessons for redesigning case management from patients' life stories – A qualitative study

      Jose Miguel Morales-Asencio, Francisco Javier Martin-Santos, Shakira Kaknani, Juan Carlos Morilla-Herrera, Magdalena Cuevas Fernández-Gallego, Silvia García-Mayor, Álvaro León-Campos and Isabel María Morales-Gil

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12300

  21. Complexity Forum Special Issue

    1. The Affordable Care Act: a case study for understanding and applying complexity concepts to health care reform

      D. Justin Larkin, R. Chad Swanson, Spencer Fuller and Denis A. Cortese

      Article first published online: 4 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12271

  22. Original Articles

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    2. Diagnosis – the limiting focus of taxonomy

      Joachim P. Sturmberg and Carmel M. Martin

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jep.12113


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