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Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice
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Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Straus, Sharon; Tetroe, Jacqueline; Graham, Ian D.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-405-18106-8
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An introductory guide to an emerging hot topic in evidence-based care and essential for health policy makers, researchers, managers, clinicians and trainees

Health care systems worldwide are faced with the challenge of improving the quality of care. Providing evidence from health research is necessary but not sufficient for the provision of optimal care and so knowledge translation (KT), the scientific study of methods for closing the knowledge-to-action gap and of the barriers and facilitators inherent in the process, is gaining significance.

Written by a team of authors closely involved in the development of knowledge translation, this unique book aims to explain how to use research findings to improve health care in real life, everyday situations. The authors define and describe knowledge translation, and outline strategies for successful knowledge translation in practice and policy making. The book is full of examples of how knowledge translation models work in closing the gap between evidence and action.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Straus, Sharon; Tetroe, Jacqueline; Graham, Ian D.
  • ISBN: 978-1-405-18106-8
  • Specialty:
    Medical Research
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 336
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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