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  1. Routine oral examination (ROE) refers to periodic monitoring of the general and oral health status of patients. In most developed Western countries a decreasing prevalence of oral diseases underpins the need f...

    Authors: Theodorus G Mettes, Wil JM van der Sanden, Michel Wensing, Richard PTM Grol and Alphons JM Plasschaert

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Assessing the quality of primary care is becoming a priority in national healthcare agendas. Audit and feedback on healthcare quality performance indicators can help improve the quality of care provided. In so...

    Authors: Paul J Nietert, Andrea M Wessell, Ruth G Jenkins, Chris Feifer, Lynne S Nemeth and Steven M Ornstein

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:11

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Evaluations of interventions to improve implementation of guidelines have failed to produce a clear pattern of results favouring a particular method. While implementation depends on clinicians and managers cha...

    Authors: Susan Michie, Stephen Pilling, Philippa Garety, Paula Whitty, Martin P Eccles, Marie Johnston and Jemma Simmons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:8

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Following the introduction of a computerised diabetes register in part of the northeast of England, care initially improved but then plateaued. We therefore enhanced the existing diabetes register to address t...

    Authors: Martin P Eccles, Paula M Whitty, Chris Speed, Ian N Steen, Alessandra Vanoli, Gillian C Hawthorne, Jeremy M Grimshaw, Linda J Wood and David McDowell

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Despite recent high-quality evidence for their cost-effectiveness, thiazides are underused for controlling hypertension. The goal of this study was to design and test a practice-based intervention aimed at inc...

    Authors: Carol M Ashton, Myrna M Khan, Michael L Johnson, Annette Walder, Elizabeth Stanberry, Rebecca J Beyth, Tracie C Collins, Howard S Gordon, Paul Haidet, Barbara Kimmel, Anna Kolpakchi, Lee B Lu, Aanand D Naik, Laura A Petersen, Hardeep Singh and Nelda P Wray

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:5

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Physicians in Canadian emergency departments (EDs) annually treat 185,000 alert and stable trauma victims who are at risk for cervical spine (C-spine) injury. However, only 0.9% of these patients have suffered...

    Authors: Ian G Stiell, Jeremy Grimshaw, George A Wells, Doug Coyle, Howard J Lesiuk, Brian H Rowe, Robert J Brison, Michael John Schull, Jacques Lee and Catherine M Clement

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:4

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an expected approach to improving the quality of patient care and service delivery in health care systems internationally that is yet to be realized. Given the current evidence...

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

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:3

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. The public sector delivery of male circumcision in the only public sector hospital in Soweto, South Africa was examined to gauge local capacity to deliver this procedure as an intervention for prevention of HI...

    Authors: Guy de Bruyn, Martin D Smith, Glenda E Gray, James A McIntyre, Russell Wesson, Gary Dos Passos and Neil A Martinson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:2

    Content type: Short report

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  9. Canadian funding agencies are no longer content to support research that solely advances scientific knowledge, and key directives are now in place to promote research transfer to policy- and decision-makers. T...

    Authors: Mandi S Newton, Carole A Estabrooks, Peter Norton, Judy M Birdsell, Adeniyi J Adewale and Richard Thornley

    Citation: Implementation Science 2007 2:1

    Content type: Research article

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  10. There are increasing numbers of randomised trials and systematic reviews examining the efficacy of interventions designed to bring about a change in clinical practice. The findings of this research are being u...

    Authors: Sharon Hakkennes and Sally Green

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:29

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Implementation research is the scientific study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of clinical research findings into routine clinical practice. Several interventions have been shown to be effective i...

    Authors: Martin P Eccles, Susan Hrisos, Jill Francis, Eileen F Kaner, Heather O Dickinson, Fiona Beyer and Marie Johnston

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:28

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  12. This paper outlines the principal characteristics of a learning organisation and the organisational features that define it. It then compares these features with the organisational conditions that currently ob...

    Authors: Rod Sheaff and David Pilgrim

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:27

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Disease self-management programs have been a popular approach to reducing morbidity and mortality from chronic disease. Replicating an evidence-based disease management program successfully requires practition...

    Authors: Karen M Perrin, Somer Goad Burke, Danielle O'Connor, Gary Walby, Claire Shippey, Seraphine Pitt, Robert J McDermott and Melinda S Forthofer

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:26

    Content type: Short report

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  14. Diabetes is a common disease with self-management a key aspect of care. Large prospective trials have shown that maintaining glycated hemoglobin less than 7% greatly reduces complications but translating this ...

    Authors: Mary Margaret Huizinga, Ayumi Shintani, Stephanie Michon, Anne Brown, Kathleen Wolff, Laurie Shackleford, Elaine Boswell King, Rebecca Pratt Gregory, Dianne Davis, Renee Stiles, Tebeb Gebretsadik, Kong Chen, Russell Rothman, James W Pichert, David Schlundt and Tom A Elasy

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:24

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Facilitation has been identified in the literature as a potentially key component of successful implementation. It has not, however, either been well-defined or well-studied. Significant questions remain about...

    Authors: Cheryl B Stetler, Marcia W Legro, Joanne Rycroft-Malone, Candice Bowman, Geoffrey Curran, Marylou Guihan, Hildi Hagedorn, Sandra Pineros and Carolyn M Wallace

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:23

    Content type: Methodology

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  16. This paper describes the process used to develop an integrated set of culturally sensitive, evidence-based counselling tools (job aids) by using qualitative participatory research. The aim of the intervention ...

    Authors: Sebalda C Leshabari, Peggy Koniz-Booher, Anne N Åstrøm, Marina M de Paoli and Karen M Moland

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:22

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Case management has emerged as a promising alternative approach to supplement traditional one-on-one sessions between patients and doctors for improving the quality of care in chronic diseases such as coronary...

    Authors: Jun Ma, Ky-Van Lee, Kathy Berra and Randall S Stafford

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:21

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Health services and population health innovations advance when knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) occurs among researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and consumers using high-quality evidence. However, f...

    Authors: Cameron D Norman and Tim Huerta

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:20

    Content type: Research article

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  19. A randomised trial of a multifaceted intervention for improving adherence to clinical practice guidelines for the pharmacological management of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia increased prescribing of th...

    Authors: Atle Fretheim, Kari Håvelsrud and Andrew D Oxman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:19

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Telehealth, as other information and communication technologies (ICTs) introduced to support the delivery of health care services, is considered as a means to answer many of the imperatives currently challengi...

    Authors: Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Julie Duplantie, Jean-Paul Fortin and Réjean Landry

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:18

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Effective interventions prepare patients for making values-sensitive health decisions by helping them become informed and clarifying their values for each of the options. However, patient decision support inte...

    Authors: Dawn Stacey, Marie-Pascale Pomey, Annette M O'Connor and Ian D Graham

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:17

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Shared decision-making is advocated because of its potential to improve the quality of the decision-making process for patients and ultimately, patient outcomes. However, current evidence suggests that shared ...

    Authors: Karine Gravel, France Légaré and Ian D Graham

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:16

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  23. Despite the availability of clinical guidelines for the management of low back pain (LBP), there continues to be wide variation in general practitioners' (GPs') referral rates for lumbar spine x-ray (LSX). Thi...

    Authors: Rachel Baker, Jan Lecouturier and Senga Bond

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:15

    Content type: Research article

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  24. A substantial number of valid outcome measures have been developed to measure health in adult musculoskeletal and childhood disability. Regrettably, national initiatives have merely resulted in changes in atti...

    Authors: Joy C MacDermid, Patty Solomon, Mary Law, Dianne Russell and Paul Stratford

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:14

    Content type: Study protocol

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  25. The Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Project has been investigating the implementation of evidence-based mental health practices (Assertive Community Treatment, Family Psychoeducation, Integrated Dual Diagnosis Trea...

    Authors: Jennifer L Magnabosco

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:13

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Although numerous therapies have been shown to be beneficial in the prevention of myocardial infarction and/or death in patients with coronary disease, these therapies are under-used and this gap contributes t...

    Authors: Finlay A McAlister, Miriam Fradette, Michelle Graham, Sumit R Majumdar, William A Ghali, Randall Williams, Ross T Tsuyuki, James McMeekin, Jeremy Grimshaw and Merril L Knudtson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:11

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. The optimal management of croup – a common respiratory illness in young children – is well established. In particular, treatment with corticosteroids has been shown to significantly reduce the rate and duratio...

    Authors: David W Johnson, William Craig, Rollin Brant, Craig Mitton, Larry Svenson and Terry P Klassen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:10

    Content type: Study protocol

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  28. Evaluating the impact of recommendations based upon health technology assessment (HTA) represents a challenge for both HTA agencies and healthcare policy-makers. Using a psychosocial theoretical framework, thi...

    Authors: Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Emília Sánchez and Joan MV Pons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:8

    Content type: Research article

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  29. For people with dementia, care should include an explanation of the diagnosis to individuals and their carers, and information about the likely prognosis and possible packages of care. However, this is neither...

    Authors: Martin P Eccles, Robbie Foy, Claire H Bamford, Julian C Hughes, Marie Johnston, Paula M Whitty, Nick Steen and Jeremy G Grimshaw

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:7

    Content type: Study protocol

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  30. A key element of the United Kingdom (UK) health policy reform in relation to chronic disease management is the introduction of a national programme seeking to promote self-care from within the National Health ...

    Authors: Victoria Lee, Anne Kennedy and Anne Rogers

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:6

    Content type: Short report

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  31. The Improved Clinical Effectiveness through Behavioural Research Group (ICEBeRG) authors assert that a key weakness in implementation research is the unknown applicability of a given intervention outside its o...

    Authors: Onil Bhattacharyya, Scott Reeves, Susan Garfinkel and Merrick Zwarenstein

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:5

    Content type: Debate

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  32. Implementation research is the scientific study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of research findings and other evidence-based practices into routine practice, and, hence, to improve the quality and...

    Authors: Martin P Eccles and Brian S Mittman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2006 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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