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Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries – A Systematic Review

Joshi, Rohina; Alim, Mohammed; Pascal Kengne, Andre; Jan, Stephen; K. Maulik, Pallab; Peiris, David; A. Patel, Anushka;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Background</p><p>One potential solution to limited healthcare access in low and middle income countries (LMIC) is task-shifting- the training of non-physician healthcare workers (NPHWs) to perform tasks traditionally undertaken by physicians. The aim of this paper is to conduct a systematic review of studies involving task-shifting for the management of non-communicable disease (NCD) in LMIC.</p><p>Methods</p><p>A search strategy with the following terms “task-shifting”, “non-physician healthcare workers”, “community healthcare worker”, “hypertension”, “diabetes”, “cardiovascular disease”, “mental health”, “depression”, “chronic obstructive pulmonary dis...
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free text keywords: Biological Sciences, drug titration, Systematic Review BackgroundOne, data.FindingsOur search, LMIC.MethodsA search strategy, future research methods, depression scores, Cochrane library, 7176 articles, healthcare access, NPHW, worker, health outcomes, study designs, health care, task Shifting, blood pressure, middle income countries, ncd
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