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|Title:||Rapid Synthesis: Comparing Multi-component General Chronic-disease Programs to Disease-specific Programs|
Wilson, Michael G.
|Citation:||Hammill AC, Wilson MG. Rapid Synthesis: Comparing Multi-component General Chronic-disease Programs to Disease-specific Programs. Hamilton, Canada: McMaster Health Forum, 21 May 2015.|
|Abstract:||An assessment of what is known about comparing multi-component chronic disease programs to disease-specific programs. The rapid synthesis was conducted to address a question posed by a health system policymaker or stakeholder to the McMaster Health Forum’s Rapid Response program.|
|Description:||The provincial Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy from 2008-12 (and then renewed until 2016) began with a focus on diabetes. The strategy had a stated intention to expand beyond diabetes to a broader chronic-disease management approach. This 30-day rapid synthesis summarized the research to review evidence that compares the effectiveness of general chronic-disease programs to disease-specific programs.|
|Appears in Collections:||Rapid response synthesis|
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