A Scoping Literature Review of Collaboration between Primary Care and Public Health
Ruth Martin-Misener, Ruta Valaitis
A Report to the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation September 30, 2008
Available online PDF [38p.] at: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/nursing/docs/MartinMisener-Valaitis-Review.pdf
The purpose of this scoping review was to determine what is known from existing primary studies, literature reviews and descriptive accounts about:
• structures and processes required to build successful collaborations between Public Health and Primary Care
• outcomes of collaborations between Public Health and Primary Care; and
• markers of successful collaboration between Public Health and Primary Care.
Definition of Terms
Overall Search Strategy .
Hand-Searching of Key Journals
Check of Reference Lists of Literature Reviews on PH and PC Collaboration
Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria and Review Process
Search Strategy Results
Overall Description of Relevant Papers.
Research Methods and Theories Used
Types of Collaboration
Precipitators of Collaboration
Key Health Issues Being Addresses
Activities Carried Out in Collaborations
Barriers and Facilitators to Collaboration between PH & PC
Markers of Successful Collaboration between PH & PC.
Outcomes of Successful Collaboration between PH & PC
Negative Outcomes of Collaboration
Risks of Collaboration
Other Outcomes of Collaboration
Appendix A: Website Hand Search
Appendix B: Extraction form
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