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  1. Implementation scientists and practitioners, alike, recognize the importance of sustaining practice change, however post-implementation studies of interventions are rare. This is a protocol for the Sustainment...

    Authors: Whitney B. Berta, Adrian Wagg, Lisa Cranley, Malcolm B. Doupe, Liane Ginsburg, Matthias Hoben, Lauren MacEachern, Stephanie Chamberlain, Fiona Clement, Adam Easterbrook, Janice M. Keefe, Jennifer Knopp-Sihota, Tim Rappon, Colin Reid, Yuting Song and Carole A. Estabrooks

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:109

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. There is growing recognition among healthcare professionals that the sustainability of evidence-based practices (EBPs) within different settings is variable and suboptimal. Understanding why a particular EBP m...

    Authors: Letitia Nadalin Penno, Barbara Davies, Ian D. Graham, Chantal Backman, Ibo MacDonald, Julie Bain, Alekhya Mascarenhas Johnson, Julia Moore and Janet Squires

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:108

    Content type: Systematic review

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  3. The PACE ‘Steps to Success’ programme is a complex educational and development intervention for staff to improve palliative care in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). In a cluster randomized controlled trial, ...

    Authors: Mariska Oosterveld-Vlug, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Maud ten Koppel, Hein van Hout, Tinne Smets, Lara Pivodic, Marc Tanghe, Nele Van Den Noortgate, Jo Hockley, Sheila Payne, Danni Collingridge Moore, Violetta Kijowska, Katarzyna Szczerbińska, Marika Kylänen, Suvi Leppäaho, Claudia Mercuri…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:107

    Content type: Research

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  4. Guideline implementation has been an ongoing challenge in the dental practice setting. Despite this, there are no reviews summarising the existing evidence regarding effective guideline implementation strategi...

    Authors: Amy R. Villarosa, Della Maneze, Lucie M. Ramjan, Ravi Srinivas, Michelle Camilleri and Ajesh George

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:106

    Content type: Systematic review

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  5. Adapting interventions that have worked elsewhere can save resources associated with developing new interventions for each specific context. While a developing body of evidence shows benefits of adapted interv...

    Authors: A. Movsisyan, L. Arnold, R. Evans, B. Hallingberg, G. Moore, A. O’Cathain, L. M. Pfadenhauer, J. Segrott and E. Rehfuess

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:105

    Content type: Systematic review

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  6. The COME-ON study was a cluster-controlled trial of a complex intervention that consisted of a blended training program, local interdisciplinary meetings, and interdisciplinary case conferences in Belgian nurs...

    Authors: Pauline Anrys, Goedele Strauven, Sandrine Roussel, Marie Vande Ginste, Jan De Lepeleire, Veerle Foulon and Anne Spinewine

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:104

    Content type: Research

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  7. Theories occupy different positions in the scientific circle of enquiry as they vary in scope, abstraction, and complexity. Mid-range theories play a crucial bridging role between raw empirical observations an...

    Authors: Roman Kislov, Catherine Pope, Graham P. Martin and Paul M. Wilson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:103

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Designing implementation interventions to change the behaviour of healthcare providers and other professionals in the health system requires detailed specification of the behaviour(s) targeted for change to en...

    Authors: Justin Presseau, Nicola McCleary, Fabiana Lorencatto, Andrea M. Patey, Jeremy M. Grimshaw and Jill J. Francis

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:102

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. To prevent childhood obesity and promote healthy development, health authorities recommend that child care programs use the evidence-based practices that foster healthy eating and physical habits in children. ...

    Authors: Amber E. Vaughn, Christina R. Studts, Byron J. Powell, Alice S. Ammerman, Justin G. Trogdon, Geoffrey M. Curran, Derek Hales, Erik Willis and Dianne S. Ward

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:101

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Disseminating care guidelines into clinical practice remains challenging, partly due to inadequate evidence on how best to help clinics incorporate new guidelines into routine care. This is particularly true i...

    Authors: Rachel Gold, Arwen Bunce, Stuart Cowburn, James V. Davis, Joan C. Nelson, Christine A. Nelson, Elisabeth Hicks, Deborah J. Cohen, Michael A. Horberg, Gerardo Melgar, James W. Dearing, Janet Seabrook, Ned Mossman and Joanna Bulkley

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:100

    Content type: Research

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  11. (1) To develop an adaptation framework for MTM delivery for pharmacists (the MTM Adaptability Framework), (2) to examine the impact of an educational intervention informed by the MTM Adaptability Framework on ...

    Authors: Kenneth C. Hohmeier, James S. Wheeler, Kea Turner, Jarrod S. Vick, Merrill L. Marchetti, Jeremy Crain and Andrea Brookhart

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:99

    Content type: Research

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  12. The Thrombolysis ImPlementation in Stroke (TIPS) trial tested the effect of a multicomponent, multidisciplinary, collaborative intervention designed to increase the rates of intravenous thrombolysis via a clus...

    Authors: Md Golam Hasnain, Christopher R. Levi, Annika Ryan, Isobel J. Hubbard, Alix Hall, Christopher Oldmeadow, Alice Grady, Amanda Jayakody, John R. Attia and Christine L. Paul

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:98

    Content type: Research

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  13. In 2011, the National Institute of Health (NIH) initiated the Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) program. Over its first 5 years, TIDIRH provided an in-person, week-long t...

    Authors: Cynthia A. Vinson, Mindy Clyne, Nina Cardoza and Karen M. Emmons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:97

    Content type: Short report

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  14. Despite consistent recognition of their influence, empirical study of how outer setting factors (e.g., policies, financing, stakeholder relationships) influence public systems’ investment in and adoption of ev...

    Authors: Eric J. Bruns, Elizabeth M. Parker, Spencer Hensley, Michael D. Pullmann, Philip H. Benjamin, Aaron R. Lyon and Kimberly E. Hoagwood

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:96

    Content type: Research

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  15. There is limited evidence on how to implement shared decision-making (SDM) interventions in routine practice. We conducted a qualitative study, embedded within a 2 × 2 factorial cluster randomized controlled t...

    Authors: Sarah Munro, Ruth Manski, Kyla Z. Donnelly, Daniela Agusti, Gabrielle Stevens, Michelle Banach, Maureen B. Boardman, Pearl Brady, Chrissy Colón Bradt, Tina Foster, Deborah J. Johnson, Judy Norsigian, Melissa Nothnagle, Heather L. Shepherd, Lisa Stern, Lyndal Trevena…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:95

    Content type: Research

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  16. In a quasi-experimental study, facilitation was used to support implementation of the behavioral medicine approach in physiotherapy. The facilitation consisted of an individually tailored multifaceted interven...

    Authors: Johanna Fritz, Lars Wallin, Anne Söderlund, Lena Almqvist and Maria Sandborgh

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:94

    Content type: Research

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  17. Supervisors play an essential role in implementation by diffusing and synthesizing information, selling implementation, and translating top management’s project plans to frontline workers. Theory and emerging ...

    Authors: Alicia C. Bunger, Sarah A. Birken, Jill A. Hoffman, Hannah MacDowell, Mimi Choy-Brown and Erica Magier

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:93

    Content type: Research

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  18. Over the past decade, prevalence of maternal and child morbidity and mortality in Togo, particularly in the northern regions, has remained high despite global progress. The causes of under-five child mortality...

    Authors: Molly E. Lauria, Kevin P. Fiori, Heidi E. Jones, Sesso Gbeleou, Komlan Kenkou, Sibabe Agoro, Abdourahmane Diparidé Agbèrè, Kelly D. Lue and Lisa R. Hirschhorn

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:92

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Bespoke electronic information management systems are being used for large-scale implementation delivery of population health programs. They record sites reached, coordinate activity, and track target achievem...

    Authors: Kathleen P. Conte, Abeera Shahid, Sisse Grøn, Victoria Loblay, Amanda Green, Christine Innes-Hughes, Andrew Milat, Lina Persson, Mandy Williams, Sarah Thackway, Jo Mitchell and Penelope Hawe

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:91

    Content type: Research

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  20. Audit and feedback (A&F) is more effective if it facilitates action planning, but little is known about how best to do this. We developed an electronic A&F intervention with an action implementation toolbox to...

    Authors: Wouter T. Gude, Marie-José Roos-Blom, Sabine N. van der Veer, Dave A. Dongelmans, Evert de Jonge, Niels Peek and Nicolette F. de Keizer

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:90

    Content type: Research

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    Authors: Rinad S. Beidas, Nathaniel J. Williams, Emily M. Becker-Haimes, Gregory A. Aarons, Frances K. Barg, Arthur C. Evans, Kamilah Jackson, David Jones, Trevor Hadley, Kimberly Hoagwood, Steven C. Marcus, Geoffrey Neimark, Ronnie M. Rubin, Sonja K. Schoenwald, Danielle R. Adams, Lucia M. Walsh…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:89

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2019 14:67

  22. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous overgrowths of the smooth muscle in the uterus. As they grow, some cause problems such as heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, discomfort during sexual intercourse, and rar...

    Authors: Peter Scalia, Marie-Anne Durand, Rachel C. Forcino, Danielle Schubbe, Paul J. Barr, Nancy O’Brien, A. James O’Malley, Tina Foster, Mary C. Politi, Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, Erika Banks, Tessa Madden, Raymond M. Anchan, Johanna W. M. Aarts, Priscilla Velentgas, Joyce Balls-Berry…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:88

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. In the Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC) trial undertaken in stroke units (SUs) located in New South Wales (NSW), Australia (2005–2010), facilitated implementation of a nurse-led care bundle to manage fever,...

    Authors: Tara Purvis, Sandy Middleton, Louise E. Craig, Monique F. Kilkenny, Simeon Dale, Kelvin Hill, Catherine D’Este and Dominique A. Cadilhac

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:87

    Content type: Research

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  24. The use of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines based on absolute risk assessment is poor around the world, including Australia. Behavioural barriers amongst GPs and patients include capability (...

    Authors: Carissa Bonner, Michael Anthony Fajardo, Jenny Doust, Kirsten McCaffery and Lyndal Trevena

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:86

    Content type: Research

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  25. Clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) may promote practitioner adherence to evidence-based guidelines. This study examined if the addition of a CDSS influenced practitioner delivery of a brief intervention...

    Authors: Nadia Minian, Dolly Baliunas, Aliya Noormohamed, Laurie Zawertailo, Norman Giesbrecht, Christian S. Hendershot, Bernard Le Foll, Jürgen Rehm, Andriy V. Samokhvalov and Peter L. Selby

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:85

    Content type: Research

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  26. Acute gallstone disease is the highest volume Emergency General Surgical presentation in the UK. Recent data indicate wide variations in the quality of care provided across the country, with national guidance ...

    Authors: Timothy J. Stephens, Jonathan R. Bamber, Ian J. Beckingham, Ellie Duncan, Nial F. Quiney, John F. Abercrombie and Graham Martin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:84

    Content type: Research

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  27. The objective was to conduct a systematic review of toolkit evaluations intended to spread interventions to improve healthcare quality. We aimed to determine the components, uptake, and effectiveness of public...

    Authors: Susanne Hempel, Claire O’Hanlon, Yee Wei Lim, Margie Danz, Jody Larkin and Lisa Rubenstein

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:83

    Content type: Systematic review

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  28. Musculoskeletal disorders are common in the active military and are associated with significant lost duty days and disability. Implementing programs of care to manage musculoskeletal disorders can be challengi...

    Authors: Carol Cancelliere, Deborah Sutton, Pierre Côté, Simon D. French, Anne Taylor-Vaisey and Silvano A. Mior

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:82

    Content type: Systematic review

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  29. The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is rapidly expanding in an effort to help those at high risk of type 2 diabetes prevent or delay the disease. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control an...

    Authors: Kunthea Nhim, Stephanie M. Gruss, Deborah S. Porterfield, Sara Jacobs, Wendi Elkins, Elizabeth T. Luman, Susan Van Aacken, Patricia Schumacher and Ann Albright

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:81

    Content type: Research

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  30. Designing implementation research can be a complex and daunting task, especially for applied health researchers who have not received specialist training in implementation science. We developed the Implementat...

    Authors: Louise Hull, Lucy Goulding, Zarnie Khadjesari, Rachel Davis, Andy Healey, Ioannis Bakolis and Nick Sevdalis

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:80

    Content type: Research

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  31. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is increasingly being translated into routine public health practice, affecting the surveillance and control of many pathogens. The purpose of this scoping review is to identif...

    Authors: Nina Van Goethem, Tine Descamps, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Nancy H. C. Roosens, Nele A. M. Boon, Herman Van Oyen and Annie Robert

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:79

    Content type: Systematic review

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  32. Advanced physiotherapist-led services have been embedded in specialist orthopaedic and neurosurgical outpatient departments across Queensland, Australia, to ameliorate capacity constraints. Simulation modellin...

    Authors: Nicole Moretto, Tracy A. Comans, Angela T. Chang, Shaun P. O’Leary, Sonya Osborne, Hannah E. Carter, David Smith, Tania Cavanagh, Dean Blond and Maree Raymer

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:78

    Content type: Research

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  33. In the 13 years since the inception of Implementation Science, we have witnessed a continued rise in the number of submissions, reflecting the growing global interest in methods to enhance the uptake of research ...

    Authors: Anne E. Sales, Paul M. Wilson, Michel Wensing, Gregory A. Aarons, Rebecca Armstrong, Signe Flottorp, Alison M. Hutchinson, Justin Presseau, Anne Rogers, Nick Sevdalis, Janet Squires, Sharon Straus and Bryan J. Weiner

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:77

    Content type: Editorial

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  34. The study covered in- and out-of-hospital care in a region in north-western Spain. The intervention evaluated took the form of a change in the hospital drugs formulary. Before the intervention, the formulary c...

    Authors: Raquel Vázquez-Mourelle, Eduardo Carracedo-Martínez and Adolfo Figueiras

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:75

    Content type: Research

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  35. Quality improvement collaboratives (QICs) are widely used to improve healthcare, but there are few studies of long-term sustained improved outcomes, and inconsistent evidence about what factors contribute to s...

    Authors: Beatrix Algurén, Annika Nordin, Boel Andersson-Gäre and Anette Peterson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:74

    Content type: Research

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  36. Full capacity protocol (FCP) is an internationally recognized intervention designed to address emergency department (ED) crowding. Despite FCP international recognition and positive effects on hospital perform...

    Authors: Amir Alishahi Tabriz, Sarah A. Birken, Christopher M. Shea, Bruce J. Fried and Peter Viccellio

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:73

    Content type: Research

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  37. Economic evaluation can inform whether strategies designed to improve the quality of health care delivery and the uptake of evidence-based practices represent a cost-effective use of limited resources. We repo...

    Authors: Sarah Louise Elin Roberts, Andy Healey and Nick Sevdalis

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:72

    Content type: Systematic review

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  38. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are relevant sources for generating quality indicators (QIs). The objective of this study was to compare guideline-based QIs of German and international CPGs ...

    Authors: Monika Becker, Jessica Breuing, Monika Nothacker, Stefanie Deckert, Marie Brombach, Jochen Schmitt, Edmund Neugebauer and Dawid Pieper

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:71

    Content type: Systematic review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2020 15:36

  39. Many interventions used in health care lack evidence of effectiveness and may be unnecessary or even cause harm, and should therefore be de-implemented. Lists of such ineffective, low-value practices are commo...

    Authors: Henna Hasson, Per Nilsen, Hanna Augustsson, Sara Ingvarsson, Sara Korlén and Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:70

    Content type: Study protocol

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  40. Excessive weight gain among young adult women age 18–45 years is an alarming and overlooked trend that must be addressed to reverse the epidemics of obesity and chronic disease. During this vulnerable period, ...

    Authors: Rachel G. Tabak, Cynthia D. Schwarz, Allison Kemner, Kenneth B. Schechtman, Karen Steger-May, Veronda Byrth and Debra Haire-Joshu

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:68

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Little work investigates the effect of behavioral health system efforts to increase use of evidence-based practices or how organizational characteristics moderate the effect of these efforts. The objective of ...

    Authors: Rinad S. Beidas, Nathaniel J. Williams, Emily M. Becker-Haimes, Gregory A. Aarons, Frances K. Barg, Arthur C. Evans, Kamilah Jackson, David Jones, Trevor Hadley, Kimberly Hoagwood, Steven C. Marcus, Geoffrey Neimark, Ronnie M. Rubin, Sonja K. Schoenwald, Danielle R. Adams, Lucia M. Walsh…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:67

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2019 14:89

  42. Effective leadership for organizational change is critical to the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs). As organizational leaders in behavioral health organizations often are promoted from within ...

    Authors: Enola Proctor, Alex T. Ramsey, Matthew T. Brown, Sara Malone, Cole Hooley and Virginia McKay

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:66

    Content type: Research

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  43. Each year, 2.2 million intrapartum-related deaths (intrapartum stillbirths and first day neonatal deaths) occur worldwide with 99% of them taking place in low- and middle-income countries. Despite the accelera...

    Authors: Rejina Gurung, Anjani Kumar Jha, Susheel Pyakurel, Abhishek Gurung, Helena Litorp, Johan Wrammert, Bijay Kumar Jha, Prajwal Paudel, Syed Moshfiqur Rahman, Honey Malla, Srijana Sharma, Manish Gautam, Jorgen Erland Linde, Md Moinuddin, Uwe Ewald, Mats Målqvist…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:65

    Content type: Study protocol

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  44. In addition to their more traditional clinical role, midwives are expected to perform various health promotion practice behaviours (HePPBes) such as informing pregnant women about the benefits of physical acti...

    Authors: Julie M. McLellan, Ronan E. O’Carroll, Helen Cheyne and Stephan U. Dombrowski

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:64

    Content type: Research

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  45. In healthcare settings, system and organization leaders often control the selection and design of implementation strategies even though frontline workers may have the most intimate understanding of the care de...

    Authors: Rebecca E. Stewart, Nathaniel Williams, Y. Vivian Byeon, Alison Buttenheim, Sriram Sridharan, Kelly Zentgraf, David T. Jones, Katelin Hoskins, Molly Candon and Rinad S. Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:63

    Content type: Research

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  46. People who inject drugs (PWID) in Kazakhstan face many barriers to HIV testing as well as to accessing HIV care, to retention in HIV care, and to initiating and adhering to anti-retroviral treatment (ART). Nee...

    Authors: Tara McCrimmon, Louisa Gilbert, Timothy Hunt, Assel Terlikbayeva, Elwin Wu, Meruyert Darisheva, Sholpan Primbetova, Azamat Kuskulov, Alissa Davis, Anindita Dasgupta, Bruce R. Schackman, Lisa R. Metsch, Daniel J. Feaster, Baurzhan Baiserkin and Nabila El-Bassel

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:62

    Content type: Study protocol

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  47. In partnership with a state Medicaid home and community-based waiver program, this study tests implementation strategies for adoption and sustainability of an evidence-based intervention to support disabled an...

    Authors: Sandra L. Spoelstra, Monica Schueller and Alla Sikorskii

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:60

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in the wording of the study hypothesis. The error occurs in the Aims and Objectives sub-section of the Methods section and is hi...

    Authors: Kogieleum Naidoo, Santhanalakshmi Gengiah, Nonhlanhla Yende-Zuma, Nesri Padayatchi, Pierre Barker, Andrew Nunn, Priashni Subrayen and Salim S. Abdool Karim

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:59

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2017 12:129

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