Jacqueline Tunnecliff

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BACKGROUND Establishing and promoting connections between health researchers and health professional clinicians may help translate research evidence to clinical practice. Social media may have the capacity to enhance these connections. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore health researchers' and clinicians' current use of social media and their(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately 80% of research evidence relevant to clinical practice never reaches the clinicians delivering patient care. A key barrier for the translation of evidence into practice is the limited time and skills clinicians have to find and appraise emerging evidence. Social media may provide a bridge between health researchers and health(More)
Objective Our objective was to compare the change in research informed knowledge of health professionals and their intended practice following exposure to research information delivered by either Twitter or Facebook. Methods This open label comparative design study randomized health professional clinicians to receive "practice points" on tendinopathy(More)
BACKGROUND Professional development is essential in the health disciplines. Knowing the cost and value of educational approaches informs decisions and choices about learning and teaching practices. OBJECTIVE The primary aim of this study was to conduct a cost analysis of participation in continuing professional development via social media compared with(More)
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