Do health improvement programmes fit with MRC guidance on evaluating complex interventions?

Mackenzie, M., O'Donnell, C. , Halliday, E., Sridharan, S. and Platt, S. (2010) Do health improvement programmes fit with MRC guidance on evaluating complex interventions? British Medical Journal, 340, c185. (doi:10.1136/bmj.c185)

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Abstract

Although planning of new health policy could be improved to enable more robust evaluation, Mhairi Mackenzie and colleagues argue that randomised controlled trials are not always suitable or practical.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:MacKenzie, Professor Mhairi and O'Donnell, Professor Kate
Authors: Mackenzie, M., O'Donnell, C., Halliday, E., Sridharan, S., and Platt, S.
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Social Scientists working in Health and Wellbeing
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences
Journal Name:British Medical Journal
Journal Abbr.:BMJ
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN:0959-535X
ISSN (Online):1756-1833
Published Online:01 February 2010
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2010 BMJ Publishing Group
First Published:First published in British Medical Journal 340:c185
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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