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Table 3 Summary of Findings for comparison two: Comparison of different types of electronic guideline implementation

From: Effectiveness of electronic guideline-based implementation systems in ambulatory care settings - a systematic review

Study Risk of bias No or patients/professionals Intervention Outcomes
     Process Patient
Van Wijk[31]
Cluster-RCT
low 7,094 patients, 44 primary care practices Intervention group one: BloodLink Guideline
Intervention group two: BloodLink Restricted
Y  
     In favour of BloodLink Guideline
Rollman[13]
Cluster-RCT
moderate 200 patients, 17 primary care physicians Intervention group one: Guideline-based treatment advice for depression: active care
Intervention group two: Guideline-based treatment advice for depression: passive care
N N
Van Wyk[32]
Cluster-RCT
moderate 87,866 patients, 77 primary care physicians Intervention group one: Clinical decision support system with respect to screening and treatment of dyslipidemia: alerting version
Intervention group two: Clinical decision support system with respect to screening and treatment of dyslipidemia: on-demand version
Y  
     In favour of the alerting version
  1. Y = if at least 50% of outcomes significant, N = if less than 50% of outcomes significant