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SSHRC Awarded IDG 2012: This project will focus on the community of Deline, Northwest Territories, a community of 600 Dene people situated on the Southwestern shore of Great Bear Lake. A group of Deline Elders wish to publish an academic book that describes their philosophy of Dene governance...
Background: In the past forty years, many gains have been made in our understanding of the concept of research utilization. While numerous studies exist on professional nurses' use of research in practice, no attempt has been made to systematically evaluate and synthesize this body of literature...
Background: Defining what constitutes a resident care unit in nursing home research is both a conceptual and practical challenge. The aim of this paper is to provide evidence in support of a definition of care unit in nursing homes by demonstrating: (1) its feasibility for use in data collection,...
Technical report TR93-11. To meet the data management requirements of new complex applications, object management systems are emerging as the most likely candidate. The general acceptance of this new technology depends on the increased functionality it can provide, and one measurement is the...
Supporting successful implementation of public health interventions: Protocol for a realist synthesisDownload
Background There is a growing emphasis in public health on the importance of evidence-based interventions to improve population health and reduce health inequities. Equally important is the need for knowledge about how to implement these interventions successfully. Yet, a gap remains between the...
Study protocol for the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC): Building Context Through Case Studies in Long-Term Care Project (Project 2)Download
Background: The organizational context in which healthcare is delivered is thought to play an important role in mediating the use of knowledge in practice. Additionally, a number of potentially modifiable contextual factors have been shown to make an organizational context more amenable to...
Boschma, G., Stevens, B., Estabrooks, C.A., Humphrey, C.K., Lander, J., Donner, G., Scott, S., Williams, J., Profetto-McGrath, J., McGilton, K., Watt-Watson, J., Squires, J., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Golden-Biddle, K.
Background: Organizational context plays a central role in shaping the use of research by healthcare professionals. The largest group of professionals employed in healthcare organizations is nurses, putting them in a position to influence patient and system outcomes significantly. However,...
Technical report TR98-02. In this paper we present a model that supports a clean separation between the concepts of interface, implementation, and representation. We present several problems that are difficult to solve in the absence of such separation and describe how the proposed model can be...