|Outcome||Comparison||Weighted event rates||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. A fixed effects model was used for all meta-analyses. Length of follow up ranged from 3–12 months.|
|Hospital admission||Team or telephone v usual care||41% v 47%||13% (4 to 21)||16 (10 to 48)|
|Team v usual care||38% v 50%||23% (14 to 32)||9 (6 to 15)|
Review: specialised multidisciplinary follow up reduces hospital admissions but not mortality in patients with heart failure
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