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- 145Nursing, Faculty of/Health Systems
- 3Nursing, Faculty of/Nursing Education
- 3Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of
- 3Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of/Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE)
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- 23Estabrooks, C.A.
- 15Cummings, G. G.
- 14Cummings, G.G.
- 14Estabrooks, C.
- 13Estabrooks, C. A.
- 13Norton, P.
- 15Knowledge translation
- 12Systematic reviews
- 10Long-term care
- 8Canada, Alberta
- 8Employee training
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...
Background: Healthcare aides (HCAs) are the primary caregivers for vulnerable older persons. They have many titles and are largely unregulated, which contributes to their relative invisibility. The objective of this scoping review was to evaluate the breadth and depth of the HCA workforce...
Background: The current profile of residents living in Canadian nursing homes includes elder persons with complex physical and social needs. High resident acuity can result in increased staff workload and decreased quality of work life. Aims: Safer Care for Older Persons [in residential]...
Health researchers in Alberta: An exploratory comparison of defining characteristics and knowledge translation activitiesDownload
Background: Canadian funding agencies are no longer content to support research that solely advances scientific knowledge, and key directives are now in place to promote research transfer to policy- and decision-makers. Therefore, it is necessary to improve our understanding of how researchers...
The relationship between body mass index, treatment, and mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease:a report from APPROACH.Download
Our objective was to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and survival according to the type of treatment in individuals with established coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods and results: Patients with CAD were identified in the Alberta Provincial Project for Outcome Assessment...
Sustaining Transfers through Affordable Research Translation (START): Study protocol to assess knowledge translation interventions in continuing care settings.Download
Background Bridging the research-practice gap is an important research focus in continuing care facilities, because the population of older adults (aged 65 years and over) requiring continuing care services is the fastest growing demographic among countries in the Organisation for Economic...
Varicella vaccine was licensed in Canada in 1998, and a publicly funded vaccination programme introduced in the province of Alberta in 2001. In theory the vaccination programme might increase the burden of disease from shingles, making it important to develop baseline data against which future...
A protocol for a systematic review of the use of process evaluations in knowledge translation researchDownload
Background Experimental designs for evaluating knowledge translation (KT) interventions for professional behavior change can provide strong estimates of intervention effectiveness but offer limited insight how the intervention worked or not. Furthermore, trials provide little insight into the...
Affirming the value of the resident assessment instrument: Minimum data set version 2.0 for nursing home decision-making and quality improvementDownload
Background: We examined the agreement over time of the physical functioning domains of the Resident Assessment Instrument: Minimum Data Set Version 2.0 (RAI-MDS) and the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) in nursing home residents with dementia. Methods: We completed a secondary analysis of...
Framing the difficulties resulting from implementing a participatory management model in a public hospital.Download
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to address difficulties reported by the nursing team during the process of changing the management model in a public hospital in Brazil. METHODS: This qualitative study used thematic content analysis as proposed by Bardin, and data were analyzed using the theoretical...