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- 5Forbes, Dorothy
- 2Cammer, Allison
- 2Crossley, Margaret
- 2Dal Bello-Haas, Vanina
- 2Kirk, Andrew
- 2Morgan, Debra
- 1Bias (Epidemiology)
- 1Collaborative research
- 1Community–based participatory research
Abstract Although only 20-50% of individuals with dementia are diagnosed, early diagnosis enables patients and families to access interventions and services, and plan for the future. The current study explored the experiences of rural family caregivers in the period leading up to a diagnostic...
Blinding: An essential component in decreasing risk of bias in experimental designs
What is blinding? Blinding (or masking) is the process used in experimental research by which study participants, persons caring for the participants, persons providing the intervention, data collectors and data analysts are kept unaware of group assignment (control vs intervention). Blinding...
What is a p value and what does it mean?
Researchers aim to make the strongest possible conclusions from limited amounts of data. To do this, they need to overcome two problems. First, important differences in the findings can be obscured by natural variability and experimental imprecision. Thus, it is difficult to distinguish real...
Evolution of a Community-Based Participatory Approach in a Rural and Remote Dementia Care Research ProgramDownload
McBain, Lesley, Bracken, Joanne, Kirk, Andrew, O’Connell, Megan, Crossley, Margaret, Dal Bello-Haas, Vanina, Kosteniuk, Julie, D'Arcy, Carl, Forbes, Dorothy, Cammer, Allison, Stewart, Norma, Morgan, Debra
Abstract Background: Community–based participatory research (CBPR) approaches are valuable strategies for addressing complex health and social problems and powerful tools to support effective transformation of social and health policy to better meet the needs of diverse stakeholders. Objectives:...
Living and working in isolated northern communities pose challenges in using evidence to inform dementia care. Purpose : To better understand the contextual dimensions of two home care centres in two Canadian northern, rural communities that influence the use of evidence from the perspectives of...