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Understanding implementation processes of clinical pathways and clinical practice guidelines in pediatric contexts: A study protocolDownload
Background: Canada is among the most prosperous nations in the world, yet the health and wellness outcomes of Canadian children are surprisingly poor. There is some evidence to suggest that these poor health outcomes are partly due to clinical practice variation, which can stem from failure to...
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...
The application of agency theory to managing collaborative relationships between sport organizations: The case of Sport Canada and Canadian Interuniversity SportDownload
The purpose of this study was to advance the discussion of collaboration between Canadian sport organizations beyond current levels of critical rhetoric and to (a) recommend improvements to the collaborative sport management processes specifically related to this particular case and (b) provide...
Temperature sensitivity of N2O emissions from fertilized agricultural soils: Mathematical modeling in ecosysDownload
N2O emissions have been found to be highly sensitive to soil temperature (T-s) which may cause substantial rises in emissions with rises in Ts expected in most climate change scenarios. Mathematical models used to project changes in emissions during climate change should be able to simulate the...
Sustaining the Recovery of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the North Saskatchewan River of AlbertaDownload
Nearly all Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) populations across North America have experienced losses to historic abundances estimated to be > 99%. This species is especially vulnerable to overharvest, habitat degradation, river fragmentation from dams, and is slow to recover due to life...
We investigated vegetation responses in terms of canopy, ground-layer diversity, and ecological species groups using two restoration treatments at two degraded oak barren and savanna sites in central Wisconsin, USA. The two restoration models tested were (1) process-only, which reintroduced fire...
Biological invasions are a major and increasing agent of global biodiversity change. Theory and practice indicate that invasion risk can be diminished by reducing propagule pressure, or the quantity, quality, and frequency of introduced individuals. For aquatic invasions, the primary global...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2016: Spending on experiential purchases, such as concerts or travel, has been shown to increase consumers' happiness and well-being, while spending on material items, such as shoes or jewellery, can subject consumers to stigma and loneliness. Overall, existing research suggests...
BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone, leading to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture. PURPOSE: The purpose of this research was to examine clinical utilization patterns and use of osteoporosis medications, and their...