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This thesis studies integrative augmentation with customer satisfaction (CS) standards in a service and a manufacturing organization. Case study organization 1 (CSO 1) is an engineering course operated in a Western Canadian university. In this course, surveys were undertaken that addressed...
Exploring Audiology Services in Alberta: Patient, Parent and Clinician PerspectivesExploring Audiology Services in Alberta: Patient, Parent and Clinician PerspectivesDownload
This exploration study investigates whether or not barriers to audiology service access exist in the province of Alberta by means of 3 surveys. Surveys were divided in barrier-themes such as: distance to the audiologist, funding, wait lists/referrals. These surveys were available in audiology...
Community pharmacists’ views and practices regarding natural health products sold in community pharmaciesDownload
Background Reports of regulatory and evidentiary gaps have raised concerns about the marketing and use of natural health products (NHPs). The majority of NHPs offered for sale are purchased at a community pharmacy and pharmacists are “front-line” health professionals involved in the marketing and...
Appreciating the complex nature of adolescent high-risk behaviour can have far reaching implications for the development of effective educational programming. The purpose of this study was to examine the general knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18, from...
Background: It is not clear how physicians currently use clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). Objectives: The objective was to describe how Canadian pediatric residents and pediatricians use CPGs and to identify barriers to CPG use. Methods: Pediatric emergency physicians and general...
Dropping out of high school negatively affects individuals and society. In today’s technological world, a high school diploma is often seen as the minimum standard of education an individual is expected to achieve. Thus, governments and educators continue to struggle with developing new...
A Systematic Review of Instruments to Assess Organizational Readiness for Knowledge Translation in Health CareDownload
Background: The translation of research into practices has been incomplete. Organizational readiness for change (ORC) is a potential facilitator of effective knowledge translation (KT). However we know little about the best way to assess ORC. Therefore, we sought to systematically review ORC...
As one of its last projects, the Oil Sands Research and Information Network (OSRIN) conducted this survey of oil sands environmental management research and information needs. The survey was conducted in October and early November 2014 for OSRIN by the University of Alberta’s Population Research...
Identifying the factors contributing to Canadian physiotherapists’ decisions to supervise physiotherapy students: Results from a national surveyDownload
Clinical education is a critical component of physiotherapy student training; however, clinical coordinators report increasing difficulty in securing sufficient, appropriate clinical placement experiences for students to meet national education requirements (Baldry Currens & Bithell, 2000)....
Analysis of the Methodological Quality of Published Prosthodontic-related Systematic Reviews and their Impact on Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching According to the Correspondent AuthorsDownload
Ideally, health care systematic reviews (SRs) should be beneficial to practicing professionals in making everyday clinical decisions. However, the conclusions drawn from SRs are directly related to their quality. An exploratory analysis was completed to determine the current quality of...