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Table 2 Chains of inference linked to themes and original articles

From: Realist synthesis: illustrating the method for implementation research

Chains of Inference Derived from the following themes Articles
Knowledge Professional qualifications
Expert knowledge
Knowledgeable
Local knowledge
Research Knowledge
Practice knowledge
1, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 29, 35, 36, 37, 39
Skills Communication skills
Leadership skills
Thinking skills
Clinical skills
Cognitive skills
Evaluation skills
Political skills
Facilitation Skills
Reflective skills
2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,15,16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 39, 40
Personal Characteristics Role model
Positive attitude
Responsibility/accountability
Respected
Information Seeking
Positive Attitude
Accessible
Age
Teacher
Culturally compatible
Objectivity
Years of experience
1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
Social Interaction Social Influence
Networking
Shared Ownership
5, 8, 12, 15, 18, 31, 39, 40,