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Table 4 A classification of knowledge encounters: mode of information or experiential knowledge encounter (facets, descriptions and examples)

From: Describing knowledge encounters in healthcare: a mixed studies systematic review and development of a classification

Mode of encounter Description Examples from included studies
Using electronic technology Through any form of electronic medium Email contact with specialist, telephone hotline to specialist, medical websites
Not using electronic technology Through non-electronic media or by being present in person Conference, local audit, hand over, handbooks