Case study of public health

Bambra, C. and Gibson, M. (2016) Case study of public health. In: Biondi-Zoccai, G. (ed.) Umbrella Reviews: Evidence Synthesis with Overviews of Reviews and Meta-Epidemiologic Studies. Springer: Cham, pp. 343-362. ISBN 9783319256535 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25655-9_20)

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Abstract

Umbrella reviews are an established method of locating, appraising, and synthesising systematic review-level evidence. Umbrella review methodology is hough only just beginning to emerge as a well-used technique in public health research. This chapter therefore summarises some of the first umbrella reviews conducted in the field of public health with a thematic focus on the social determinants of health and how interventions might affect health inequalities. The chapter discusses some of h cross-cutting methodological and thematic lessons learned from this body of work and concludes by suggesting new directions or umbrella reviews within he field.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gibson, Dr Marcia
Authors: Bambra, C., and Gibson, M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > MRC/CSO Unit
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:9783319256535

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