Effective professional practice: protocol for a systematic review of health professionals' management of obesity
This work aims to identify strategies that are effective in improving health professionals' management of obesity or the delivery of health care services for overweight and obese people. In contrast to recent systematic reviews of patient-targeted approaches, this review focuses specifically on interventions designed to improve health professionals' practice. It is undertaken in association with the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Group. The protocol for this review is described.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, The University of York, York 2: Faculty of Health and Environment, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds 3: Systematic Reviews Training Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK 4: Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, Alcuin College, The University of York, York YO1 5DD, UK.
Publication date: 01 June 1998