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Integrated knowledge translation (IKT) in health care: a scoping review
BackgroundIntegrated knowledge translation (IKT) refers to collaboration between researchers and decision-makers. While advocated as an approach for enhancing the relevance and use of research, IKTExpand
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How can we improve guideline use? A conceptual framework of implementability
BackgroundGuidelines continue to be underutilized, and a variety of strategies to improve their use have been suboptimal. Modifying guideline features represents an alternative, but untested way toExpand
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Examination of instruments used to rate quality of health information on the internet: chronicle of a voyage with an unclear destination
Abstract Objective: This study updates work published in 1998, which found that of 47 rating instruments appearing on websites offering health information, 14 described how they were developed, fiveExpand
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Trends in guideline implementation: a scoping systematic review
BackgroundThere is currently no reliable way to choose strategies that are appropriate for implementing guidelines facing different barriers. This study examined trends in guideline implementation byExpand
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Factors influencing antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection prevention in general surgery: a review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Surgical site infections (SSIs) are common surgical complications that can be prevented with antibiotic prophylaxis. Research shows poor adherence to guidelines for this practice. WeExpand
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Reuse of treated municipal wastewater for globe artichoke irrigation: Assessment of effects on morpho-quantitative parameters and microbial safety of yield
Abstract This study was performed over two growing seasons to evaluate the effects of three irrigation sources on the morpho-productive and microbiological parameters of globe artichoke yields:Expand
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Examining the potential relationship between multidisciplinary cancer care and patient survival: An international literature review
The aim of this review is to examine the relationship between multidisciplinary cancer care and patient survival.
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Development of quality indicators for colorectal cancer surgery, using a 3-step modified Delphi approach.
BACKGROUND Little performance measurement has been undertaken in the area of oncology, particularly for surgery, which is a pivotal event in the continuum of cancer care. This work was conducted toExpand
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Barriers to patient involvement in health service planning and evaluation: an exploratory study.
OBJECTIVE Patient involvement in health service planning and evaluation is considered important yet not widely practiced. This study explored stakeholder beliefs about patient participation inExpand
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Paucity of qualitative research in general medical and health services and policy research journals: analysis of publication rates
BackgroundQualitative research has the potential to inform and improve health care decisions but a study based on one year of publications suggests that it is not published in prominent health careExpand
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