Clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based management of chronic hepatitis C: a mixed methods systematic review protocol.

Authors: Pourmarzi D, Hall L, Rahman T, Lim D, FitzGerald G

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JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Apr;15(4):914-931

Abstract
REVIEW QUESTION/OBJECTIVE: The current mixed methods review aims to develop an aggregated synthesis of quantitative, qualitative and economic systematic evidence on chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection management intervention delivered in community settings so as to gain an increased understanding of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based chronic HCV management. This review will contribute to the development of a community-based chronic HCV intervention and inform clinical practice and policy discussion.The overarching question is: What is the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based programs for chronic HCV management?The sub-questions to be addressed in the review are.

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PubMed:28398978

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