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Background: High-fidelity simulation (HFS) has been proposed as a novel, supplemental teaching-learning strategy to enhance students’ confidence and competence in nursing practice. Aim: To describe available evidence about the effects of HFS on students’ confidence and competence within nursing...
Systematic reviews help nurses to manage the overwhelming volume of available information by synthesizing valid data from primary studies and summarizing the results of interventions. One reliable source of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions is the Cochrane Library.This paper brie y...
Systematic reviews of health care interventions: An essential component of health sciences graduate programsDownload
Systematic reviews are an objective, rigorous assessment of both published and unpublished research that enable the reviewer to make recommendations to clinicians, policy-makers, consumers, and researchers. The steps in a systematic review include: (a) developing a research question, (b)...
Background: Knowledge translation (KT) aims to close the research-practice gap in order to realize and maximize the benefits of research within the practice setting. Previous studies have investigated KT strategies in nursing and medicine; however, the present study is the first systematic review...
Systematic Review of Knowledge Translation Strategies to Promote Research Uptake in Child Health SettingsDownload
Background: Strategies to assist evidence-based decision-making for healthcare professionals are crucial to ensure high quality patient care and outcomes. The goal of this systematic review was to identify and synthesize the evidence on knowledge translation interventions aimed at putting...
Study Protocol for the Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC): Building Context - an Organizational Monitoring Program in Long-Term Care Project (Project One)Download
Background: While there is a growing awareness of the importance of organizational context ( or the work environment/setting) to successful knowledge translation, and successful knowledge translation to better patient, provider ( staff), and system outcomes, little empirical evidence supports...
Protocol for a systematic review of the use of narrative storytelling and visual-arts-based approaches as knowledge translation tools in healthcare.Download
Background The arts are powerful, accessible forms of communication that have the potential to impart knowledge by attracting interest and developing meaningful connections. Knowledge translation aims to reduce the ‘evidence-practice’ gap by developing, implementing and evaluating strategies...
Poor reliability between Cochrane reviewers and blinded external reviewers when applying the Cochrane risk of bias tool in physical therapy trials.Download
Objectives: To test the inter-rater reliability of the RoB tool applied to Physical Therapy (PT) trials by comparing ratings from Cochrane review authors with those of blinded external reviewers. Methods: Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in PT were identified by searching the Cochrane Database...
Interventions that promote retention of experienced registered nurses in health care settings: A systematic review.
Interventions that promote retention of experienced registered nurses in health care settings: A systematic review.Download
AIM: The aim of this review was to report the effectiveness of strategies for retaining experienced Registered Nurses. BACKGROUND: Nursing researchers have noted that the projected nursing shortage, if not rectified, is expected to affect healthcare cost, job satisfaction and quality patient...
The prevalence of dementia in older adults is increasing.Due to cuts in funding for formal support,many families are having to provide care for a loved one with dementia at home.This systematic review gathered and synthesized information on interventions designed to enhance the well-being of...