Skip to main content

Table 2 Guideline adherence in the pre- and post-implementation group

From: Implementing practice guidelines for anxiety disorders in secondary mental health care: a case study

Guideline recommendation

Pre-implementation group (n = 150)

Post-implementation group (n = 181)

Difference (%)

p

Number of patients indicated for cognitive interventions and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

124

(15.3)

109

(69.7)

+54.4

<0.01

Number of patients indicated for exposure interventions and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

81

(17.3)

50

(60.0)

+42.7

<0.01

Number of patients indicated for treatment with EMDR and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

23

(43.5)

30

(96.7)

+43.2

<0.01

Number of patients indicated for medication step 1 and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

54

(55.6)

59

(61.0)

+5.4

0.56

Number of patients indicated for medication step 2 and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

15

(20.0)

20

(45.0)

+25.0

0.12

Number of patients indicated for medication step 3 and the percentage that actually received it: n (%)

11

(45.5)

12

(16.7)

−28.8

0.19