Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice / Edition 1

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Health care systems worldwide are faced with the challenge of improving the quality of care.  Providing evidence from health research is necessary but not sufficient for the provision of optimal care and so knowledge translation (KT), the scientific study of methods for closing the knowledge-to-action gap and of the barriers and facilitators inherent in the process, is gaining significance.

Knowledge Translation in Health Care explains how to use research findings to improve health care in real life, everyday situations. The authors define and describe knowledge translation, and outline strategies for successful knowledge translation in practice and policy making. The book is full of examples of how knowledge translation models work in closing the gap between evidence and action.

Written by a team of authors closely involved in the development of knowledge translation this unique book aims to extend understanding and implementation worldwide. It is an introductory guide to an emerging hot topic in evidence-based care and essential for health policy makers, researchers, managers, clinicians and trainees.

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

  • ISBN-13: 9781405181068
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/4/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Straus MD, MSc, FRCPC is Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Principal Investigator, Knowledge Translation Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. She is lead editor of the latest edition of Evidence-based Medicine (the original handbook by David Sackett et al) and a renowned educator and researcher in the evidence-based medicine field.

Jacqueline Tetroe is Senior Advisor, Knowledge Translation, at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ian Graham is Vice- President of Knowledge Translation at CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) and Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and Senior Social Scientist and Associate Director of the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Health Research Institute. He holds cross-appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Community Medicine and is an adjunct professor in the School of Nursing at Queen's University. Dr. Graham obtained a PhD in medical sociology from McGill University, a Master of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Victoria, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with 1st class honours in sociology from McGill University.

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Table of Contents

1 What is knowledge to action and why do we need it? – Straus, Tetroe and Graham.

2 Knowledge Creation - Straus.

3 Knowledge Creation: Knowledge synthesis - David Moher, Jennifer Tetzlaff and Andrea Tricco.

4 Knowledge Creation: Knowledge tools - Melissa Brouwers, Dawn Stacey and Annette O’Connor.

5 Knowledge Creation: Searching for KT literature - Ann McKibbon.

6 The Action Cycle - Straus.

7 The Action Cycle: Identifying the needs and gaps - Alison Kitson.

8 The Action Cycle: Adapting knowledge to local context - Margaret Harrison, Ian Graham and Beatrice Fervers.

9 The Action Cycle: Assessing barriers to knowledge use - France Legare.

10 The Action Cycle: Selecting, tailoring and implementing KTA interventions - Michel Wensing and Richard Grol.

11 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Educational interventions - Dave Davis.

12 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Linkage and exchange interventions - Martin Eccles and Robbie Foy.

13 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Feedback interventions - Robbie Foy and Martin Eccles.

14 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Informatics interventions - Samir Gupta and Ann McKibbon.

15 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Patient mediated interventions - Annette O’Connor.

16 The Action Cycle: Selecting KTA Interventions - Organisational interventions - Ewan Ferlie.

17 The Action Cycle: Monitoring knowledge use and outcomes – Approaches to measurement - Robert Parent.

18 The Action Cycle: Monitoring knowledge use and outcomes – Qualitative and quantitative approaches.

19 The Action Cycle: Monitoring knowledge use and outcomes – Framework for evaluating complex interventions - Sasha Shepperd.

20 The Action Cycle: Sustaining knowledge use - Nancy Edwards and Barb Davies.

21 The Knowledge to Action Cycle: Case Examples - Sumit Majumdar.

22 Theories and models of KTA: planned action theories - Ian Graham and Jacqueline Tetroe.

23 Theories and models of KTA: cognitive psychology theories - Alison Hutchinson and Carol Estabrooks.

24 Theories and models of KTA: educational theories - Alison Hutchinson and Carol Estabrooks.

25 Theories and models of KTA: knowledge management and commercialization - Rejean Landry.

26 Theories and models of KTA: organizational theory - Jean-Louis Denis and Pascal LeHoux.

27 Theories and models of KTA: quality improvement theories - Anne Sales.

28 Dissemination and exchange of knowledge - Michelle Gagnon.

29 Methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of KTA interventions - Merrick Zwarenstein and Onil Bhattacharyya.

30 Ethics in KTA - Burleigh Trevor Deutsch

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