Wednesday, September 7, 2011

[EQ] Home Care in Europe: a systematic literature review

Home care in Europe: a systematic literature review

Nadine Genet , Wienke G.W. Boerma , Dionne S. Kringos , Ans Bouman , Anneke L. Francke , Cecilia Fagerstrom , Maria Gabriella Melchiorre , Cosetta Greco  and Walter Deville

BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11:207doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-207


Seventy-four out of 5,133 potentially relevant studies met the inclusion criteria, providing information on 18 countries. Many focused on the characteristics of home care recipients and on the organisation of home care. Geographical inequalities, market forces, quality and integration of services were also among the issues frequently discussed.

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