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The development and evaluation of a novel school-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake in children 10.14655/6744-33253 Food Standards Agency (FSA) Programme to promote healthy eating in children Primary school teachers will find materi ...

Guidelines in professions allied to medicine

Thomas, L. H., Cullum, N. A., McColl, E., Nikki Rousseau, N., Soutter, J. and Steen, N. EVIDENCE BASED HEALTH CARE, GUIDELINE, HEALTH INTERVENTION, MIDWIFE, NURSING Clinical practice guidelines aim to reduce inappropriate variations in practice and to pro ...

Written individualised management plans for asthma in children and adults

Toelle, B. and Ram, F. Review of asthma management behaviour and improve health outcomes Non-adherence to treatment advice is a common phenomenon in asthma and may account for a significant proportion of the morbidity. Comprehensive care that includes ast ...

Workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug problems

Cercarelli, R., Allsop, S., Midford, R. and Pidd, K. Review of workplace programmes to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among employees The objective of this review is to examine whether workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug proble ...

Training health professionals in smoking cessation

Lancaster, T. and Godfrey Fowler, G. Review of the effectiveness of providing training to health care professionals in the delivery of smoking cessation interventions to patients There is good evidence that brief interventions from health professionals ca ...

Telephone counselling for smoking cessation

Stead, L. F., Perera, R. and Tim Lancaster, T. Review of interventions of counselling for people trying to quit smoking via telephone hotlines Telephone services can provide information and support for smokers. Counselling may be provided proactively or o ...

Screening and case finding instruments for depression

Gilbody, S., House, A. and Sheldon, T. Review of the use of depression screening or case finding on the impact on the recognition, management or outcome of depression in primary care or the general hospital. Screening or case finding instruments have been ...

Self-management education programmes by lay leaders for people with chronic conditions

Foster, G., Taylor, S., Eldridge, S., Ramsay, J. and Griffiths, C. J. Review of programmes by non health professionals to promote self care for people with chronic conditions. Lay-led self-management programmes are becoming widespread in the attempt to pr ...

Self-help interventions for smoking cessation

Lancaster,T. and Stead, L. F. Study of whether self-help materials containing information about how to give up smoking help people to quit Many smokers give up smoking on their own, but materials giving advice and information may help them and increase th ...

Preschool feeding programmes for improving the health of disadvantaged infants and young children

Kristjansson, B. Review on the effectiveness of feeding programs for preschool children In developing countries, nearly 150 million children under five years of age are underweight and approximately 170 million are stunted. Even in developed countries, po ...

Personal assistance for children and adolescents (0-18) with both physical and intellectual impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, p. and Dennis, J. Review of children and adolescents with intellectual and physical impairments and activity limitations There is a high and increasing prevalence of impairments among children and adolescents in the West. Many ...

Interventions to improve adherence to exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults

Jordan, J. L., Foster, N. E., Holden, M. A. and Mason, E. Chronic musculoskeletal pain, Physical activity, Therapy The objectives of the intervention are: To systematically search, critically appraise and summarise all randomised or quasi-randomised contr ...

Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients

Davey, P., Brown, E., Fenelon, L., Finch, R., Gould, i., Hartman, G., Holmes, A., Ramsay, C., Taylor, E., Wilco, M. and Wiffen, P. J. INFECTION CONTROL, INPATIENT SERVICES, HOSPITAL Up to 50% of antibiotic usage in hospitals is inappropriate. In hospitals ...

Interventions to improve continuity of care in the follow-up of patients with cancer

Aubin, M., Giguère, A., Verreault, R., Fitch, M. I. and Kazanjian, A. Continuity of care, Cancer patients The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation commissioned a report to develop a common understanding of the concept of continuity of care and to ...

Interventions to enhance return-to-work for cancer patients

de Boer1, A., Taskila, T., Tamminga, S. J., Frings-Dresen4, M., Feuerstein, M. and Verbeek, J. H. Return-to-work, Work retention, Cancer patients With the sustained improvements in strategies to detect cancer early and treat it effectively, the number of ...

Interventions to implement prevention in primary care

Hulscher, M., Wensing, M., van der Weijden, T. and Grol, R. Preventive services Primary care physicians hold a strategic position in delivering preventive services. However discrepancies exist between evidence based guidelines and practice. Objectives To ...