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Author Bonell, Chris, author

Title Realist trials and systematic reviews : rigorous, useful evidence to inform health policy / Chris Bonell, G.J. Melendez-Torres, Emily Warren
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2024


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover -- Half-title page -- Reviews -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Why Are Trials and Systematic Reviews Necessary but Currently Insufficient to Inform Health Policy? -- Chapter 3 Realist Critiques and Manifesto for Evaluation and Reviews -- Chapter 4 Building Realist Theory in Evaluations -- Chapter 5 Refining Realist Theory through Process Evaluations -- Chapter 6 Testing Realist Theory through Trials or Other Evaluation Designs
Chapter 7 Building and Refining Realist Theory in Systematic Reviews -- Chapter 8 Testing Realist Theory through Synthesising Outcome Evaluations -- Chapter 9 Using Evidence to Inform Intervention Scale-Up and Transfer -- Chapter 10 Using Evidence to Refine Middle Range Theory -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
Summary Describing an innovative approach to the evaluation of complex health interventions, this book allows reader to assess what interventions work, how and for whom. Proposing how realist evaluation methods may be incorporated within trials and systematic reviews, this approach provides useful evidence to inform policy and scientific advancement
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 28, 2024)
Subject Medical policy.
Evidence-based medicine.
Health Policy
Therapies, Investigational -- methods
Clinical Trials as Topic
Systematic Reviews as Topic
Evidence-Based Medicine
Form Electronic book
Author Melendez-Torres, G. J. (Gerardo Javier), 1989- author.
Warren, Emily (Public health researcher), author.
ISBN 9781009456616