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نظام ارجاع در بخش سلامت ایران و کشورهای توسعه یافته دنیا

جنتی, علی and امینی, ابوالقاسم and ادهم, داود and ناصری اصل, منصور (1396) نظام ارجاع در بخش سلامت ایران و کشورهای توسعه یافته دنیا. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology ــ 10 (6). pp. 1597-1602. شاپا 0974-3618

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Referral system in Iran's health sector and world's leading countries

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Referral system is a common and important component of Primary Health Care (PHC) which is usually used for integrating PHC and specialty care settings. This study aimed to identify world's successful referral system's key elements, capabilities and comparison with Iran's existing referral system. We searched electronic data bases including ProQuest, Scopus, Emerald, Web of Knowledge, Springer, Science direct, PubMed and Google Scholar search engines. We also searched Iranian SID, IranMedex, Medlib and IRANDOC data bases. Terms of referral system, referral model, referral project, consultation, health system, health service and medical care were used. We conducted a hand search for reference lists of relevant papers. A predefined inclusion and exclusion criteria were used for assessing the quality of papers which were checked by two reviewers. We identified 5300 initial articles of which 28 articles met the inclusion criteria. Functional and relatively successful referral systems belonged to countries such as UK, Denmark, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States. Effective referral systems had key functions and capabilities: using clear and agreed upon referral guidelines, structured referral templates, Incorporation of referral process into electronic patient records, centrally referral triage and referral tracking system. Iran's referral system lacks these functionalities. Current referral system of Iran was compared with successful referral evidences in terms of key features and elements. Referral systems have been established as a small and localized manner. Electronic referral system has been emerged in developed countries as a dominant modality. Key features of functional referral systems were severely neglected in Iran's health referral system. Political support and further attention to sociotechnical conditions are recommended.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :علی جنتی
نویسنده :داود ادهم
نویسنده مسئول :منصور ناصری اصل
Additional Information:Indexed in: Scopus, Chemical Abstracts , CAB Abstract, CAS Indian Citetion Index,Google Scholar, Pro Quest Central
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Referral system, Specialty referral, Consultation, Family physician, Systematic review
Subjects:WA Public Health
WA Public Health

WA Public Health > Public Health Education WA.18
WA Public Health > Public Health Education WA.18
Divisions:Faculty of Health > Health Management
ID Code:9027
Deposited By: MR Davoud Adham
Deposited On:14 May 1396 05:15
Last Modified:14 May 1396 05:15

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