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The rapid rise in the use of collaborative writing applications (eg, wikis, Google Documents, and Google Knol) has created the need for a systematic synthesis of the evidence of their impact as knowledge translation (KT) tools in the health care sector and for an inventory of the factors that affect their use. While researchers have conducted systematic(More)
BACKGROUND Wikis are knowledge translation tools that could help health professionals implement best practices in acute care. Little is known about the factors influencing professionals' use of wikis. OBJECTIVES To identify and compare the beliefs of emergency physicians (EPs) and allied health professionals (AHPs) about using a wiki-based reminder that(More)
BACKGROUND Collaborative writing applications (eg, wikis and Google Documents) hold the potential to improve the use of evidence in both public health and health care. The rapid rise in their use has created the need for a systematic synthesis of the evidence of their impact as knowledge translation (KT) tools in the health care sector and for an inventory(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the question-behaviour effect of measuring intention in the interrogative or declarative form combined or not with a measure of moral norm. DESIGN A sample of 762 participants was randomised according to a 2 × 2 factorial design. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Cognitions were assessed at the baseline, and physical activity(More)
There is a vast psychiatric literature describing the nature and degree of cognitive deficits present in persons suffering from severe and persistent mental illness, particularly schizophrenic spectrum disorders. A smaller, more recent literature has emerged addressing non-pharmaceutical interventions developed to remediate those deficits. The Cognitive(More)
OBJECTIVES Physical activity is a key factor for healthy ageing and obesity management. The aim of this study was to test the effect of implementation intentions (IIs) on physical activity and body weight among inactive obese older adults. DESIGN AND MEASURES At baseline, 101 obese (classes I and II) older adults were randomised to an experimental or a(More)
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