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Article Rating Scale

Article:

Interventions used in disease management programmes for patients with chronic illness—which ones work? Meta-analysis of published reports.

Discipline:

GP/FP/General

1. Relevance to clinical practice in your discipline:

Score

Criterion

Beyond my personal area of expertise but may be of interest to my discipline

7

Directly and highly relevant

6

Definitely relevant

5

Probably relevant

4

Possibly relevant: likely of indirect or peripheral relevance at best

3

Possibly not relevant

2

Probably not relevant: content only remotely related

1

Definitely not relevant: completely unrelated content area


 If you have scored the article more than 2 on relevance, please continue to rate its importance:
2. Newsworthiness to clinical practice in your discipline:

Score

Criterion

I don't know if this is newsworthy

7

Useful information, most practitioners in my discipline definitely don't know this (unless they have read this article)

6

Useful information, most practitioners in my discipline probably don't know this

5

Useful information, most practitioners in my discipline possibly don't know this

4

Useful information, most practitioners in my discipline possibly already know this

3

Useful information, most practitioners in my discipline probably already know this

2

It probably doesn't matter whether they know this or not

1

Not of direct clinical interest


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