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  1. Nursing work environments (NWEs) in Canada and other Western countries have increasingly received attention following years of restructuring and reported high workloads, high absenteeism, and shortages of nurs...

    Authors: Donna MJ Schalk, Marloes LP Bijl, Ruud JG Halfens, Louk Hollands and Greta G Cummings

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:34

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  2. Community-based organizations (CBOs) are important stakeholders in health systems and are increasingly called upon to use research evidence to inform their advocacy, program planning, and service delivery effo...

    Authors: Michael G Wilson, John N Lavis, Robb Travers and Sean B Rourke

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:33

    Content type: Debate

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  3. A commonly recommended strategy for increasing research use in clinical practice is to identify barriers to change and then tailor interventions to overcome the identified barriers. In nursing, the BARRIERS sc...

    Authors: Kerstin Nilsson Kajermo, Anne-Marie Boström, David S Thompson, Alison M Hutchinson, Carole A Estabrooks and Lars Wallin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:32

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  4. One way to improve quality and safety in healthcare organizations (HCOs) is through accreditation. Accreditation is a rigorous external evaluation process that comprises self-assessment against a given set of ...

    Authors: Marie-Pascale Pomey, Louise Lemieux-Charles, François Champagne, Doug Angus, Abdo Shabah and André-Pierre Contandriopoulos

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:31

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The electronic health record (EHR) is an important application of information and communication technologies to the healthcare sector. EHR implementation is expected to produce benefits for patients, professio...

    Authors: Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Mathieu Ouimet, Gaston Godin, Michel Rousseau, Michel Labrecque, Yvan Leduc and Anis Ben Abdeljelil

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:30

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Practice guidelines (PGs) are systematically developed statements intended to assist in patient, practitioner, and policy decisions. The AGREE II is the revised and updated standard tool for guideline developm...

    Authors: Melissa C Brouwers, Julie Makarski and Anthony J Levinson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:29

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. This study investigates approaches for translating evidence-based knowledge for use by fitness trainers. Specific questions were: Where do fitness trainers get their evidence-based information? What types of i...

    Authors: Dawn Stacey, Michael Hopkins, Kristi B Adamo, Risa Shorr and Denis Prud'homme

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:28

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  8. Survivors of transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke are at high risk for recurrent vascular events and aggressive treatment of vascular risk factors can reduce this risk. However, vascular risk factors, esp...

    Authors: Finlay A McAlister, Sumit R Majumdar, Rajdeep S Padwal, Miriam Fradette, Ann Thompson, Ross Tsuyuki, Steven A Grover, Naeem Dean and Ashfaq Shuaib

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:27

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. Opioid prescribing for chronic pain is common and controversial, but recommended clinical practices are followed inconsistently in many clinical settings. Strategies for increasing adherence to clinical practi...

    Authors: Jodie A Trafton, Susana B Martins, Martha C Michel, Dan Wang, Samson W Tu, David J Clark, Jan Elliott, Brigit Vucic, Steve Balt, Michael E Clark, Charles D Sintek, Jack Rosenberg, Denise Daniels and Mary K Goldstein

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:26

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Psychological models are used to understand and predict behaviour in a wide range of settings, but have not been consistently applied to health professional behaviours, and the contribution of differing theori...

    Authors: Debbie Bonetti, Marie Johnston, Jan E Clarkson, Jeremy Grimshaw, Nigel B Pitts, Martin Eccles, Nick Steen, Ruth Thomas, Graeme Maclennan, Liz Glidewell and Anne Walker

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:25

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Hypertension guidelines recommend the use of thiazide diuretics as first-line therapy for uncomplicated hypertension, yet diuretics are under-prescribed, and hypertension is frequently inadequately treated. Th...

    Authors: Colin D Buzza, Monica B Williams, Mark W Vander Weg, Alan J Christensen, Peter J Kaboli and Heather Schacht Reisinger

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:24

    Content type: Research article

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  12. This qualitative evaluation follows a randomized-control trial of a patient activation intervention in which hypertensive patients received a letter in the mail asking them to discuss thiazide diuretics with t...

    Authors: Stacey A Pilling, Monica B Williams, Rachel Horner Brackett, Ryan Gourley, Mark W Vander Weg, Alan J Christensen, Peter J Kaboli and Heather Schacht Reisinger

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:23

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Experimentation with continuous quality improvement (CQI) processes is well underway in Indigenous Australian primary health care. To date, little research into how health organizations take up, support, and e...

    Authors: Karen L Gardner, Michelle Dowden, Samantha Togni and Ross Bailie

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:21

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Studies included in a related systematic review used a variety of statistical methods to summarise clinical behaviour and to compare proxy (or indirect) and direct (observed) methods of measuring it. The objec...

    Authors: Heather O Dickinson, Susan Hrisos, Martin P Eccles, Jill Francis and Marie Johnston

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:20

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Despite the widespread use of quality improvement collaboratives (QICs), evidence underlying this method is limited. A QIC is a method for testing and implementing evidence-based changes quickly across organis...

    Authors: Leti Vos, Michel LA Dückers, Cordula Wagner and Godefridus G van Merode

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:19

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Several studies document disparities in access to care and quality of care for depression for African Americans. Research suggests that patient attitudes and clinician communication behaviors may contribute to...

    Authors: Lisa A Cooper, Daniel E Ford, Bri K Ghods, Debra L Roter, Annelle B Primm, Susan M Larson, James M Gill, Gary J Noronha, Elias K Shaya and Nae-Yuh Wang

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:18

    Content type: Study protocol

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  17. Many interventions shown to be effective through clinical trials are not readily implemented in clinical practice. Unfortunately, little is known regarding how clinicians construct their perceptions of the eff...

    Authors: Florian Vogt, David Armstrong and Theresa M Marteau

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:17

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The study of implementing research findings into practice is rapidly growing and has acquired many competing names (e.g., dissemination, uptake, utilization, translation) and contributing disciplines. The use of ...

    Authors: K Ann McKibbon, Cynthia Lokker, Nancy L Wilczynski, Donna Ciliska, Maureen Dobbins, David A Davis, R Brian Haynes and Sharon E Straus

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:16

    Content type: Research article

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  19. There is a considerable evidence base for 'collaborative care' as a method to improve quality of care for depression, but an acknowledged gap between efficacy and implementation. This study utilises the Normal...

    Authors: Linda Gask, Peter Bower, Karina Lovell, Diane Escott, Janine Archer, Simon Gilbody, Annette J Lankshear, Angela E Simpson and David A Richards

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:15

    Content type: Research article

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  20. There is growing interest in the use of cognitive, behavioural, and organisational theories in implementation research. However, the extent of use of theory in implementation research is uncertain.

    Authors: Philippa Davies, Anne E Walker and Jeremy M Grimshaw

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:14

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The measurement of healthcare provider performance is becoming more widespread. Physicians have been guarded about performance measurement, in part because the methodology for comparative measurement of care q...

    Authors: Jochen Profit, Katri V Typpo, Sylvia J Hysong, LeChauncy D Woodard, Michael A Kallen and Laura A Petersen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:13

    Content type: Methodology

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  22. Computerized clinical decision support systems are information technology-based systems designed to improve clinical decision-making. As with any healthcare intervention with claims to improve process of care ...

    Authors: R Brian Haynes and Nancy L Wilczynski

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. Well-designed trials of strategies to improve adherence to clinical practice guidelines are needed to close persistent evidence-practice gaps. We studied how the number of these trials is changing with time, a...

    Authors: Ann E Evensen, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Catherine D'Este and Michael Fitzgerald

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:11

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Clinical practice guidelines are largely conceived as tools that will inform health professionals' decisions rather than foster patient involvement in decision making. The time now seems right to adapt clinica...

    Authors: Trudy van der Weijden, France Légaré, Antoine Boivin, Jako S Burgers, Haske van Veenendaal, Anne M Stiggelbout, Marjan Faber and Glyn Elwyn

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:10

    Content type: Study protocol

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  25. The effectiveness of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling (PITC) for patients with sexually transmitted infection (STI) in resource-constrained settings are of particular concern for high HIV prevalen...

    Authors: Natalie Leon, Pren Naidoo, Catherine Mathews, Simon Lewin and Carl Lombard

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:8

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The WISE (Whole System Informing Self-management Engagement) approach encompasses creating, finding, and implementing appropriate self-care support for people with long-term conditions. A training package for ...

    Authors: Anne Kennedy, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Thomas Blakeman, Andrew Bowen, Caroline Gardner, Joanne Protheroe, Anne Rogers and Linda Gask

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:7

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Individuals with multiple relatives with colorectal cancer (CRC) and/or a relative with early-onset CRC have an increased risk of developing CRC. They are eligible for preventive measures, such as surveillance...

    Authors: Nicky Dekker, Rosella PMG Hermens, Glyn Elwyn, Trudy van der Weijden, Fokko M Nagengast, Peter van Duijvendijk, Simone Salemink, Eddy Adang, J Han JM van Krieken, Marjolijn JL Ligtenberg and Nicoline Hoogerbrugge

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  28. Rewarding provider performance has been recommended by the Institute of Medicine as an approach to improve the quality of treatment, yet little empirical research currently exists that has examined the effecti...

    Authors: Bryan R Garner, Susan H Godley, Michael L Dennis, Mark D Godley and Donald S Shepard

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. The gap between evidence-based guidelines for clinical care and their use in medical settings is well recognized and widespread. Only a few implementation studies of psychiatric guidelines have been carried ou...

    Authors: Tord Forsner, Anna Åberg Wistedt, Mats Brommels, Imre Janszky, Antonio Ponce de Leon and Yvonne Forsell

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:4

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Information exchange networks for chronic illness care may influence the uptake of innovations in patient care. Valid and feasible methods are needed to document and analyse information exchange networks in he...

    Authors: Michel Wensing, Jan van Lieshout, Jan Koetsenruiter and David Reeves

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:3

    Content type: Research article

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  31. There is an extensive body of literature on health system quality reporting that has yet to be characterized. Scoping is a novel methodology for systematically assessing the breadth of a body of literature in ...

    Authors: Susan E Brien, Diane L Lorenzetti, Steven Lewis, James Kennedy and William A Ghali

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:2

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The implementation of new medical knowledge into general practice is a complex process. Blended learning may offer an effective and efficient educational intervention to reduce the knowledge-to-practice gap. T...

    Authors: Horst C Vollmar, Herbert Mayer, Thomas Ostermann, Martin E Butzlaff, John E Sandars, Stefan Wilm and Monika A Rieger

    Citation: Implementation Science 2010 5:1

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Evidence-based quality improvement models for depression have not been fully implemented in routine primary care settings. To date, few studies have examined the organizational factors associated with depressi...

    Authors: Edward P Post, Amy M Kilbourne, Robert W Bremer, Francis X Solano Jr, Harold Alan Pincus and Charles F Reynolds III

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:84

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The goal of this study is to extend research on evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation by examining the impact of organizational type (public versus private) and organizational support for EBP on provide...

    Authors: Gregory A Aarons, David H Sommerfeld and Christine M Walrath-Greene

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:83

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Electronic guideline-based decision support systems have been suggested to successfully deliver the knowledge embedded in clinical practice guidelines. A number of studies have already shown positive findings ...

    Authors: Annemie Heselmans, Stijn Van de Velde, Peter Donceel, Bert Aertgeerts and Dirk Ramaekers

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:82

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  36. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of death from cancer worldwide with over 900,000 diagnoses and 639,000 deaths each year. Although shared decision making is broadly advocated as a mechanism by whic...

    Authors: Marisa Leon-Carlyle, Gillian Spiegle, Selina Schmocker, Anna Gagliardi, David Urbach and Erin Kennedy

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:81

    Content type: Study protocol

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  37. Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an important imaging modality for pre-operative staging and surgical planning of rectal cancer, to date there has been little investigation on the completeness and ...

    Authors: Gillian Spiegle, Marisa Leon-Carlyle, Selina Schmocker, Mark Fruitman, Laurent Milot, Anna R Gagliardi, Andy J Smith, Robin S McLeod and Erin D Kennedy

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:79

    Content type: Study protocol

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  38. There is a general expectation within healthcare that organizations should use evidence-based practice (EBP) as an approach to improving the quality of care. However, challenges exist regarding how to make EBP...

    Authors: Cheryl B Stetler, Judith A Ritchie, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Alyce A Schultz and Martin P Charns

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:78

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Behavioural approaches to knowledge translation inform interventions to improve healthcare. However, such approaches often focus on a single behaviour without considering that health professionals perform mult...

    Authors: Justin Presseau, Falko F Sniehotta, Jillian J Francis and Neil C Campbell

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:77

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Despite the popularity of quality improvement collaboratives (QICs) in different healthcare settings, relatively little is known about the implementation process. The objective of the current study is to learn...

    Authors: Michel LA Dückers, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Cordula Wagner and Peter P Groenewegen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:74

    Content type: Research article

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  41. A growing body of literature documents the efficacy of decision support interventions (DESI) in helping patients make informed clinical decisions. DESIs are frequently described as an adjunct to shared decisio...

    Authors: Dominick L Frosch, France Légaré, Martin Fishbein and Glyn Elwyn

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:73

    Content type: Debate

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  42. In October 2008, the National Institute for Health Research launched nine new research projects to develop and investigate methods of translating research evidence into practice. Given the title Collaborations...

    Authors: Richard Baker, Noelle Robertson, Stephen Rogers, Melanie Davies, Nigel Brunskill, Kamlesh Khunti, Michael Steiner, Martin Williams and Paul Sinfield

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:72

    Content type: Study protocol

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  43. The effective implementation of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) depends critically on the extent to which the strategies that are deployed for implementing the guidelines promote provider acceptance of CPG...

    Authors: Mindy E Flanagan, Rangaraj Ramanujam and Bradley N Doebbeling

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:71

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Blood transfusion is an essential part of healthcare and can improve patient outcomes. However, like most therapies, it is also associated with significant clinical risks. In addition, there is some evidence o...

    Authors: Jill J Francis, Alan Tinmouth, Simon J Stanworth, Jeremy M Grimshaw, Marie Johnston, Chris Hyde, Charlotte Stockton, Jamie C Brehaut, Dean Fergusson and Martin P Eccles

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:70

    Content type: Study protocol

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  45. A gap continues to exist between what is known to be effective and what is actually delivered in the usual course of medical care. The goal of implementation research is to reduce this gap. However, a tension ...

    Authors: Luci K Leykum, Jacqueline A Pugh, Holly J Lanham, Joel Harmon and Reuben R McDaniel Jr

    Citation: Implementation Science 2009 4:69

    Content type: Debate

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