|Study Design||All published articles and dissertations/theses, systematic and scoping reviews, concept analysis|
Published between January 2015 and July 3, 2018.|
Based on reviews by Moore et al. (2017); and Lennox et al. (2018)
Represents the most refined version of the framework/model/theory (F/M/T)
Recommended for use in acute care setting|
Recommended for use in any healthcare organization in general and did not specify a specific healthcare setting.
Must explicitly provide factors and concepts relate to sustainability
A sustainability F/M/T that addresses the process of sustained use of research (evidence-based practice/guidelines/innovation/clinical protocol/programs/interventions)
Provides a definition of sustainability. Because sustainability is defined numerous ways, we included all studies in which the originators used one of the following terms sustainability, routinization, institutionalization.
Provides information on the theoretical underpinnings and evidence supporting the F/M/T
Provides information on the concepts and related factors influencing sustainability of evidence-based practice/guidelines/innovation/clinical protocol/programs/interventions.
|Publications||Exclude if not a unique and index version (most up to date) of the F/M/T|
Exclude if not recommended for use or applicable within a healthcare organizational practice setting|
Exclude if not explicitly recommended for use within acute care or unspecified healthcare organization/setting
Exclude if explicitly recommended for use in a specific setting such as public health or community setting, or has a health promotion focus
|Language||Exclude all citations in any other languages than English|
Exclude if no F/M/T is included|
Excluded if about delivery system components and no F/M/T model included
Exclude if only describes factors related to sustainability and no F/M/T is included
Exclude if it contains both initial implementation and sustainability and does not explicitly provide a detailed breakdown of related sustainability concepts and factors.
Excluded if the F/M/T being described is not about healthcare innovations/evidence-based practices