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Knowledge Translation in Health Care - Moving From Evidence to Practice


Knowledge Translation in Health Care is a practical introduction to knowledge translation for everyone working and learning within health policy and funding agencies, and as researchers, clinicians and trainees. Using everyday examples, it explains how to use research findings to improve health care in real life.

This new second edition defines the principles and practise of knowledge translation and outlines strategies for successful knowledge translation in practise and policy making. It includes relevant real world examples and cases of knowledge translation in action that are accessible and relevant for all stakeholders including clinicians, health policy makers, administrators, managers, researchers, clinicians and trainees. 

From an international expert editor and contributor team, and fully revised to reflect current practise and latest developments within the field, Knowledge Translation in Health Care is the practical guide for all health policy makers and researchers, clinicians, trainee clinicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals seeking to improve healthcare practise.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction 1.1 Introduction: Knowledge translation-What it is and what it isn?t Sharon E. Straus, Jacqueline Tetroe, and Ian D. Graham 1.2 Integrated Knowledge Translation Sarah Bowen and Ian D. Graham Section 2: Knowledge Creation 2.0 Introduction-The K in KT: Knowledge Creation Sharon E. Straus 2.1 Knowledge Synthesis Andrea C. Tricco, Jennifer Tetzlaff, and David Moher 2.2 Knowledge Translation Tools Melissa C. Brouwers, Annette M. O?Connor, and Dawn Stacey 2.3 Searching for Research Findings and KT Literature K. Ann McKibbon and Cynthia Lokker 2.4 Knowledge Dissemination: End of Grant Knowledge Transfer Ian D. Graham, Jacqueline M. Tetroe, and Michelle Gagnon Section 3: The Action Cycle 3.0 Introduction Sharon E. Straus 3.1 Identifying the knowledge to action gaps Alison L Kitson and Sharon E. Straus 3.2 Adapting knowledge to a local context Margaret B. Harrison, Ian D. Graham, Beatrice Fervers, and Joan van den Hoek Subsection 3.3: Barriers 3.3.a Barriers and facilitators ? strategies for identification and measurement France Legare and Peng Zhang 3.3.b Selecting and tailoring Knowledge Translation interventions; Mapping KT interventions to barriers and facilitators Heather Colquhoun, Jeremy Grimshaw, and Michel Wensing Subsection 3.4: Selecting KT Interventions 3.4.a Developing and selecting Knowledge Translation interventions Michel Wensing, Marije Bosch, and Richard Grol 3.4.b Formal educational interventions Dave Davis, Nancy Davis, and Nathan Johnson 3.4.c Linkage and Exchange Interventions Ann C. Macaulay and Jonathan Salsberg 3.4.d Audit and feedback interventions Robbie Foy and Martin Eccles 3.4.e Informatics interventions Samir Gupta and K. Ann McKibbon 3.4.f Patient-direct and Patient-mediated KT Interventions Dawn Stacey and Sophie Hill 3.4.g Organisational interventions Ewan B. Ferlie 3.4.h Shared decision making France Legare and Peng Zhang 3.4.i Financial incentive interventions Gerd Flodgren, Martin P. Eccles, Anthony Scott, and Sasha Shepperd 3.5 Monitoring knowledge use and evaluating outcomes Sharon E. Straus, Jacqueline Tetroe, Onil Bhattacharyya, Merrick Zwarenstein, and Ian D. Graham 3.6 Sustaining knowledge use Barbara Davies and Nancy Edwards Subsection 3.7 Case examples 3.7.a An Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Approach in Wound Care Ian D. Graham and Margaret B. Harrison 3.7.b Tips on implementation Judith A. Ritchie Section 4: Theories and Models of Knowledge to Action 4.1 Planned action theories Ian D. Graham, Jacqueline Tetroe, and the KT Theories Group 4.2 Cognitive psychology theories of change in provider behavior Alison M. Hutchinson and Carole A. Estabrooks 4.3 Educational theories Alison M. Hutchinson and Carole A. Estabrooks 4.4 Organizational theories Jean-Louis Denis and Pascale Lehoux 4.5 Quality improvement Anne Sales Section 5: Evaluation of Knowledge to Action 5.1 Methodologies to Evaluate Effectiveness of Knowledge Translation Interventions Onil Bhattacharyya, Leigh Hayden, and Merrick Zwarenstein 5.2 Economic evaluation of KTI Emma Quinn, Craig Mitton and Jeanette Ward Section 6: Ethics 6.1 Ethics in the Science Lifecycle: Broadening the Scope of Ethical Analysis Kristiann Allen and Jaime Flamenbaum 6.2 Ethical Issues in Cluster-Randomized Trials in Knowledge Translation Monica Taljaard, Charles Weijer, and Jeremy M. Grimshaw Index

About the Author

Sharon E. Straus, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St.Michael s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University ofToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Jacqueline Tetroe, Knowledge Translation Portfolio, CanadianInstitutes of Health Research, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ian D. Graham, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa andOttawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program,Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


"The content will be of value to lecturers and trainers andthose intent on orchestrating change to improve health care indaily practice and committed to using evidence base to drivechange." (British Global & Travel Health Journal,1 January 2013)

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