Mapping of Modifiable Factors with Interdisciplinary Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Guidelines Adherence to the Theoretical Domains Framework: A Systematic Review

Issac, Hancy and Moloney, Clint ORCID: and Taylor, Melissa ORCID: and Lea, Jackie ORCID: (2022) Mapping of Modifiable Factors with Interdisciplinary Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Guidelines Adherence to the Theoretical Domains Framework: A Systematic Review. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 15. pp. 47-79.

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Background: COPD guidelines non-concordance is a challenge frequently highlighted by respiratory experts. Despite the provision of comprehensive evidence-based national and international guidelines, the COPD burden to frontline healthcare services has increased in the last decade. Suboptimal guidelines concordance can be disruptive to health-related quality of life (HRQoL), hastening pulmonary function decline and surging overall morbidity and mortality. A lack of concordance with guidelines has created an escalating economic burden on health-care systems. Identifying interdisciplinary interventions to facilitate improved adherence to guidelines may significantly reduce re-admissions, enhance HRQoL amongst patients and their families, and facilitate economic efficiency. Materials and Methods: This review adhered to the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) methodology for mixed methods systematic reviews and the PRISMA ScR reporting guidelines. Two independent reviewers screened abstracts and full text articles in consonance with inclusion criteria. The convergent integrative JBI method collated quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods studies from nine databases. JBI critical appraisal tools were utilised to assess the quality of research papers. The theoretical domains framework (TDF) along with a specifically developed COPD data extraction tool were adopted as a priori to collect and collate data. Identified barriers and corresponding clinical behavioural change solutions were categorised using TDF domains and behavior change wheel (BCW) to provide future research and implementation recommendations. Results: Searches returned 1068 studies from which 37 studies were included (see Figure 1). COPD recommendations identified to be discordant with clinical practice included initiating non-invasive ventilation, over-or under-prescription of corticosteroids and antibiotics, and a lack of discharging patients with a smoking cessation plan or pulmonary rehabilitation. TDF domains with highest frequency scores were knowledge, environmental resources, and clinical behaviour regulation. Electronic order sets/digital proforma with guideline resources at point of care and easily accessible digital community referrals to target both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management appear to be a solution to improve concordance. Conclusion: Implementation of consistent quality improvement intervention within hospitals for patients with COPD may exclude any implementation gap and prevent readmissions. Electronic proformas with digital referrals will assist with future evaluation audits to prioritise and target interventions to improve guidelines concordance.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Nursing and Midwifery (1 Jan 2015 - )
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Resilient Regions - Centre for Health Research (1 Apr 2020 -)
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 01:13
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2022 02:18
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adherence; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease guidelines; Compliance; Concordance; COPD guidelines; COPD-X; GOLD
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4205 Nursing > 420501 Acute care
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