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Standardised description of health and social care: A systematic review of use of the ESMS/DESDE (European Service Mapping Schedule/Description and Evaluation of Services and DirectoriEs)

Romero-López-Alberca, Cristina; Gutiérrez-Colosía, Mencia R.; Salinas-Pérez, José Alberto; Almeda, Nerea; Furst, MaryAnne; Johnson, Sonia; Salvador-Carulla, Luis


Background Evidence-informed planning and interpretation of research results both require standardised description of local care delivery context. Such context analysis descriptions should be comparable across regions and countries to allow benchmarking and organizational learning, and for research findings to be interpreted in context. The European Service Mapping Schedule (ESMS) is a classification of adult mental health services that was later adapted for the assessment of health and social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: European Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2019.07.003


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