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Table 2 Number of randomised studies by linkage by reported significant outcome

From: Effectiveness of service linkages in primary mental health care: a narrative review part 1

Linkage Clinical (number) Service delivery (number) Economic (number)
link working 8 5 3
co-location 6 4 3
consultation liaison 15 10 5
care management 18 11 8
specific treatment protocol 15 7 6
stepped care 3 2 1
enhanced communication 17 12 5
enhanced referral 3 5 0
electronic communication system 1 1 0
service or formal work agreement 0 0 0
  1. Almost all linkages occurred as part of a combination strategy