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  1. The challenges of implementing evidence-based innovations (EBIs) are widely recognized among practitioners and researchers. Context, broadly defined as everything outside the EBI, includes the dynamic and dive...

    Authors: Laura J. Damschroder, Caitlin M. Reardon, Marilla A. Opra Widerquist and Julie Lowery

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:7

    Content type: Debate

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  2. There is recognition that the overuse of procedures, testing, and medications constitutes low-value care which strains the healthcare system and, in some circumstances, can cause unnecessary stress and harm fo...

    Authors: Gillian Parker, Nida Shahid, Tim Rappon, Monika Kastner, Karen Born and Whitney Berta

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:6

    Content type: Systematic review

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  3. Population-level health promotion is often conceived as a tension between “top-down” and “bottom-up” strategy and action. We report behind-the-scenes insights from Australia’s largest ever investment in the “t...

    Authors: Eileen Goldberg, Kathleen Conte, Victoria Loblay, Sisse Groen, Lina Persson, Christine Innes-Hughes, Jo Mitchell, Andrew Milat, Mandy Williams, Amanda Green and Penelope Hawe

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Task-sharing is a promising strategy to expand mental healthcare in low-resource settings, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Research on how to best implement task-sharing mental health i...

    Authors: PhuongThao D. Le, Evan L. Eschliman, Margaux M. Grivel, Jeffrey Tang, Young G. Cho, Xinyu Yang, Charisse Tay, Tingyu Li, Judith Bass and Lawrence H. Yang

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:4

    Content type: Systematic review

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  5. Despite the important upstream impact policy has on population health outcomes, few studies in implementation science in health have examined implementation processes and strategies used to translate state and...

    Authors: Erika L. Crable, Allyn Benintendi, David K. Jones, Alexander Y. Walley, Jacqueline Milton Hicks and Mari-Lynn Drainoni

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. Although multiple systematic reviews indicate that various determinants (barriers and facilitators) occur in the implementation processes of policies promoting healthy diet, physical activity (PA), and sedenta...

    Authors: Karolina Lobczowska, Anna Banik, Katarzyna Brukalo, Sarah Forberger, Thomas Kubiak, Piotr Romaniuk, Marie Scheidmeir, Daniel A. Scheller, Juergen M. Steinacker, Janine Wendt, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, Marleen P. M. Bekker, Hajo Zeeb and Aleksandra Luszczynska

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:2

    Content type: Systematic review

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  7. An application-oriented implementation framework designed for clinicians and based on the Diffusion of Innovations theory included 81 implementation strategies with suggested timing for use within four impleme...

    Authors: Laura Cullen, Kirsten Hanrahan, Stephanie W. Edmonds, Heather Schacht Reisinger and Michele Wagner

    Citation: Implementation Science 2022 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  8. Shared decision-making (SDM) is preferred by many patients in cancer care. However, despite scientific evidence and promotion by health policy makers, SDM implementation in routine health care lags behind. Thi...

    Authors: Isabelle Scholl, Pola Hahlweg, Anja Lindig, Wiebke Frerichs, Jördis Zill, Hannah Cords, Carsten Bokemeyer, Anja Coym, Barbara Schmalfeldt, Ralf Smeets, Tobias Vollkommer, Isabell Witzel, Martin Härter and Levente Kriston

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:106

    Content type: Research

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  9. Stroke survivors often encounter occupational therapy practitioners in rehabilitation practice settings. Occupational therapy researchers have recently begun to examine the implementation strategies that promo...

    Authors: J. Edward Murrell, Janell L. Pisegna and Lisa A. Juckett

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:105

    Content type: Research

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  10. This editorial provides a comprehensive consolidated overview of the scope and expectations of Implementation Science and Implementation Science Communications. We remain most interested in rigorous empirical stu...

    Authors: Michel Wensing, Anne Sales, Paul Wilson, Rebecca Armstrong, Roman Kislov, Nicole M. Rankin, Rohit Ramaswamy and Dong ( Roman) Xu

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:103

    Content type: Editorial

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  11. Practice guidelines can reduce variations in nursing practice and improve patient care. However, implementation of guidelines is complex and inconsistent in practice. It is unclear which strategies are effecti...

    Authors: Christine E. Cassidy, Margaret B. Harrison, Christina Godfrey, Vera Nincic, Paul A. Khan, Patricia Oakley, Amanda Ross-White, Hilary Grantmyre and Ian D. Graham

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:102

    Content type: Systematic review

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  12. The Early Care and Education (ECE) setting plays an important role in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle in young children. SuperFIT is a comprehensive, integrated intervention approach designed to promote h...

    Authors: Ilona van de Kolk, Sanne Gerards, Anke Verhees, Stef Kremers and Jessica Gubbels

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:101

    Content type: Research

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  13. Reduction or elimination of inappropriate, ineffective, or potentially harmful healthcare services and public health programs can help to ensure limited resources are used effectively. Frameworks and models (F...

    Authors: Callie Walsh-Bailey, Edward Tsai, Rachel G. Tabak, Alexandra B. Morshed, Wynne E. Norton, Virginia R. McKay, Ross C. Brownson and Sheyna Gifford

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:100

    Content type: Systematic review

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  14. Alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) is recommended to be implemented in primary care settings to intervene against hazardous/harmful drinking. However, studies showed that the uptake rate was low in...

    Authors: Paul Shing-fong Chan, Yuan Fang, Martin Chi-sang Wong, Junjie Huang, Zixin Wang and Eng Kiong Yeoh

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:99

    Content type: Systematic review

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  15. This debate paper asserts that implementation science needs to incorporate a key concept from entrepreneurship—market demand—and demonstrates how assessing an innovation’s potential market viability might adva...

    Authors: Enola K. Proctor, Emre Toker, Rachel Tabak, Virginia R. McKay, Cole Hooley and Bradley Evanoff

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:98

    Content type: Debate

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  16. Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:97

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2020 15:84

  17. In regions with weak healthcare systems, critical shortages of the healthcare workforce, and increasing prevalence of dual disease burdens, there is an urgent need for the implementation of proven effective in...

    Authors: Angela A. Aifah, Oluwatosin Odubela, Ashlin Rakhra, Deborah Onakomaiya, Jiyuan Hu, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, David A. Oladele, Aina Olufemi Odusola, Ifeoma Idigbe, Adesola Z. Musa, Ayodeji Akere, Bamidele Tayo, Gbenga Ogedegbe, Juliet Iwelunmor and Oliver Ezechi

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:96

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. To successfully reduce the negative impacts of stroke, high-quality health and care practices are needed across the entire stroke care pathway. These practices are not always shared across organisations. Quali...

    Authors: Hayley J. Lowther, Joanna Harrison, James E. Hill, Nicola J. Gaskins, Kimberly C. Lazo, Andrew J. Clegg, Louise A. Connell, Hilary Garrett, Josephine M. E. Gibson, Catherine E. Lightbody and Caroline L. Watkins

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:95

    Content type: Systematic review

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  19. Innovative medical technologies are commonly associated with positive expectations. At the time of their introduction into care, there is often little evidence available regarding their benefits and harms. Acc...

    Authors: Marie Dreger, Helene Eckhardt, Susanne Felgner, Hanna Errmann, Hendrikje Lantzsch, Tanja Rombey, Reinhard Busse, Cornelia Henschke and Dimitra Panteli

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:94

    Content type: Research

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  20. Alignment (i.e., the process of creating fit between elements of the inner and outer context of an organization or system) in conjunction with implementation of an evidence-based intervention (EBI) has been id...

    Authors: Robert Lundmark, Henna Hasson, Anne Richter, Ermine Khachatryan, Amanda Åkesson and Leif Eriksson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:93

    Content type: Systematic review

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  21. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged health systems worldwide since 2020. At the frontline of the pandemic, healthcare workers are at high risk of exposure. Compliance with infection prevention and control (IP...

    Authors: Marcus Tolentino Silva, Tais Freire Galvao, Evelina Chapman, Everton Nunes da Silva and Jorge Otávio Maia Barreto

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:92

    Content type: Systematic review

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  22. Whole-of-community interventions hold promise in addressing childhood obesity. The COMPACT Stakeholder-driven Community Diffusion theory posits that stakeholders’ knowledge of childhood obesity prevention effo...

    Authors: Ariella R. Korn, Julia Appel, Ross A. Hammond, Erin Hennessy, Louise C. Mâsse, Aviva Must and Christina D. Economos

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:91

    Content type: Methodology

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  23. Serious illness conversations (SICs) are an evidence-based approach to eliciting patients’ values, goals, and care preferences that improve patient outcomes. However, most patients with cancer die without a do...

    Authors: Samuel U. Takvorian, Justin Bekelman, Rinad S. Beidas, Robert Schnoll, Alicia B. W. Clifton, Tasnim Salam, Peter Gabriel, E. Paul Wileyto, Callie A. Scott, David A. Asch, Alison M. Buttenheim, Katharine A. Rendle, Krisda Chaiyachati, Rachel C. Shelton, Sue Ware, Corey Chivers…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:90

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. Insights from behavioral economics, or how individuals’ decisions and behaviors are shaped by finite cognitive resources (e.g., time, attention) and mental heuristics, have been underutilized in efforts to inc...

    Authors: Rinad S. Beidas, Brian K. Ahmedani, Kristin A. Linn, Steven C. Marcus, Christina Johnson, Melissa Maye, Joslyn Westphal, Leslie Wright, Arne L. Beck, Alison M. Buttenheim, Matthew F. Daley, Molly Davis, Marisa E. Elias, Shari Jager-Hyman, Katelin Hoskins, Adina Lieberman…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:89

    Content type: Study protocol

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  25. A quality improvement (QI) collaborative approach to enhancing integrated HIV-Tuberculosis (TB) services may be effective in scaling up and improving the quality of service delivery. Little is known of the rol...

    Authors: Santhanalakshmi Gengiah, Catherine Connolly, Nonhlanhla Yende-Zuma, Pierre M. Barker, Andrew J. Nunn, Nesri Padayatchi, Myra Taylor, Marian Loveday and Kogieleum Naidoo

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:88

    Content type: Research

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  26. Implementation science studies often express interest in “attitudes,” a term borrowed from psychology. In psychology, attitude research has an established methodological and theoretical base, which we briefly ...

    Authors: Jessica Fishman, Catherine Yang and David Mandell

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:87

    Content type: Research

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  27. Implementation scientists and practitioners often rely on frontline providers for reporting on implementation outcomes. Furthermore, measures of sustainment are few, and available sustainment measures are main...

    Authors: Joanna C. Moullin, Marisa Sklar, Mark G. Ehrhart, Amy Green and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:86

    Content type: Research

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  28. The important role of leaders in the translation of health research is acknowledged in the implementation science literature. However, the accurate measurement of leadership traits and behaviours in health pro...

    Authors: Melissa A. Carlson, Sarah Morris, Fiona Day, Ann Dadich, Annika Ryan, Elizabeth A. Fradgley and Christine Paul

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:85

    Content type: Systematic review

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  29. Since 2016, the combination of sacubitril/valsartan, which combines an angiotensin receptor and neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI), has been recommended in the guidelines for the treatment of heart failure. The adopt...

    Authors: Christine Arnold, Jan Koetsenruijter, Johanna Forstner, Frank Peters-Klimm and Michel Wensing

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:84

    Content type: Research

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  30. Numerous studies have examined the efficacy and effectiveness of health services interventions. However, much less research is available on the sustainability of study outcomes. The purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Matthias Hoben, Liane R. Ginsburg, Peter G. Norton, Malcolm B. Doupe, Whitney B. Berta, James W. Dearing, Janice M. Keefe and Carole A. Estabrooks

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:83

    Content type: Research

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  31. Although there is increasing investment to implement evidence-based practices (EBPs) in public systems across the USA, continued or sustained use of EBPs after initial implementation remains a challenge. The l...

    Authors: Joyce H. L. Lui, Lauren Brookman-Frazee, Teresa Lind, Kenny Le, Scott Roesch, Gregory A. Aarons, Debbie Innes-Gomberg, Keri Pesanti and Anna S. Lau

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:82

    Content type: Research

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  32. Healthcare Audit and Feedback (A&F) interventions have been shown to be an effective means of changing healthcare professional behavior, but work is required to optimize them, as evidence suggests that A&F int...

    Authors: Madison Foster, Justin Presseau, Eyal Podolsky, Lauralyn McIntyre, Maria Papoulias and Jamie C. Brehaut

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:81

    Content type: Research

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  33. Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:79

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2021 16:16

    The Letter to the Editor – Response to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2021 16:80

  34. Behavioral economic insights have yielded strategies to overcome implementation barriers. For example, default strategies and accountable justification strategies have improved adherence to best practices in c...

    Authors: Meeta Prasad Kerlin, Dylan Small, Barry D. Fuchs, Mark E. Mikkelsen, Wei Wang, Teresa Tran, Stefania Scott, Aerielle Belk, Jasmine A. Silvestri, Tamar Klaiman, Scott D. Halpern and Rinad S. Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:78

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. The Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Work-related Mental Health Conditions in General Practice (the Guideline) was published in 2019. The objective of this trial is to implement the Guide...

    Authors: Danielle Mazza, Samantha Chakraborty, Vera Camões-Costa, Justin Kenardy, Bianca Brijnath, Duncan Mortimer, Joanne Enticott, Michael Kidd, Lyndal Trevena, Sharon Reid and Alex Collie

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:77

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. Since Canadian drug regulatory approval of mifepristone for medical abortion in 2015 and its market availability in January 2017, the role of pharmacists in abortion provision has changed rapidly. We sought to...

    Authors: Sarah Munro, Kate Wahl, Judith A. Soon, Edith Guilbert, Elizabeth S. Wilcox, Genevieve Leduc-Robert, Nadra Ansari, Courtney Devane and Wendy V. Norman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:76

    Content type: Research

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  37. Understanding the resources needed to achieve desired implementation and effectiveness outcomes is essential to implementing and sustaining evidence-based practices (EBPs). Despite this frequent observation, c...

    Authors: Andria B. Eisman, Andrew Quanbeck, Mark Bounthavong, Laura Panattoni and Russell E. Glasgow

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:75

    Content type: Commentary

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  38. Involving patients in their healthcare using shared decision-making (SDM) is promoted through policy and research, yet its implementation in routine practice remains slow. Research into SDM has stemmed from pr...

    Authors: Alex Waddell, Alyse Lennox, Gerri Spassova and Peter Bragge

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:74

    Content type: Systematic review

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  39. Implementation research has delved into barriers to implementing change and interventions for the implementation of innovation in practice. There remains a gap, however, that fails to connect implementation ba...

    Authors: Lydia Moussa, Shalom Benrimoj, Katarzyna Musial, Simon Kocbek and Victoria Garcia-Cardenas

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:73

    Content type: Research

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  40. Routine evidence-based tobacco use treatment minimizes cancer-specific and all-cause mortality, reduces treatment-related toxicity, and improves quality of life among patients receiving cancer care. Few cancer...

    Authors: Brian P. Jenssen, Robert Schnoll, Rinad Beidas, Justin Bekelman, Anna-Marika Bauer, Callie Scott, Sarah Evers-Casey, Jody Nicoloso, Peter Gabriel, David A. Asch, Alison Buttenheim, Jessica Chen, Julissa Melo, Lawrence N. Shulman, Alicia B. W. Clifton, Adina Lieberman…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:72

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. When complex health services interventions are implemented in real-world settings, adaptations are inevitable. Adaptations are changes made to an intervention, implementation strategy, or context prior to, dur...

    Authors: Michaela S. McCarthy, Lexus L. Ujano-De Motta, Mary A. Nunnery, Heather Gilmartin, Lynette Kelley, Ashlea Wills, Chelsea Leonard, Christine D. Jones and Borsika A. Rabin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:71

    Content type: Research

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  42. The long-term care setting poses unique challenges and opportunities for effective knowledge translation. The objectives of this review are to (1) synthesize barriers and facilitators to implementing evidence-...

    Authors: Caitlin McArthur, Yuxin Bai, Patricia Hewston, Lora Giangregorio, Sharon Straus and Alexandra Papaioannou

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:70

    Content type: Systematic review

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  43. First-level leadership is uniquely positioned to support evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation for behavioral health due to first-level leaders’ access to and relationship with service providers. First-...

    Authors: Rosemary D. Meza, Noah S. Triplett, Grace S. Woodard, Prerna Martin, Alya N. Khairuzzaman, Gabrielle Jamora and Shannon Dorsey

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:69

    Content type: Systematic review

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  44. Despite international guideline recommendations, low back pain (LBP) imaging rates have been increasing over the last 20 years. Previous systematic reviews report limited effectiveness of implementation interv...

    Authors: Amanda Hall, Helen Richmond, Andrea Pike, Rebecca Lawrence, Holly Etchegary, Michelle Swab, Jacqueline Y. Thompson, Charlotte Albury, Jill Hayden, Andrea M. Patey and James Matthews

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:68

    Content type: Systematic review

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  45. Qualitative approaches, alone or in mixed methods, are prominent within implementation science. However, traditional qualitative approaches are resource intensive, which has led to the development of rapid qua...

    Authors: Andrea L. Nevedal, Caitlin M. Reardon, Marilla A. Opra Widerquist, George L. Jackson, Sarah L. Cutrona, Brandolyn S. White and Laura J. Damschroder

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:67

    Content type: Methodology

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  46. Implementation researchers are increasingly using economic evaluation to explore the benefits produced by implementing evidence-based practices (EBPs) in healthcare settings. However, the findings of typical e...

    Authors: Alex R. Dopp, Suzanne E. U. Kerns, Laura Panattoni, Jeanne S. Ringel, Daniel Eisenberg, Byron J. Powell, Roger Low and Ramesh Raghavan

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:66

    Content type: Debate

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  47. The Onset PrevenTIon of urinary retention in Orthopaedic Nursing and rehabilitation, OPTION, project aims to progress knowledge translation vis-à-vis evidence-based bladder monitoring in orthopaedic care, to d...

    Authors: Ann Catrine Eldh, Eva Joelsson-Alm, Per Wretenberg and Maria Hälleberg-Nyman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:65

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. Over 5000 community anti-drug coalitions operating in the USA serve as a cornerstone of federal drug prevention. These coalitions, however, have demonstrated effectiveness in preventing substance use only when...

    Authors: Louis D. Brown, Sarah M. Chilenski, Rebecca Wells, Eric C. Jones, Janet A. Welsh, Jochebed G. Gayles, Maria E. Fernandez, Damon E. Jones, Kimberly A. Mallett and Mark E. Feinberg

    Citation: Implementation Science 2021 16:64

    Content type: Study protocol

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