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Changing Provider Behavior: An Overview of Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Background.Increasing recognition of the failure to translate research findings into practice has led to greater awareness of the importance of using active dissemination and implementationExpand
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Closing the gap between research and practice: an overview of systematic reviews of interventions to promote the implementation of research findings
This is the seventh in a series of eight articles analysing the gap between research and practice Series editors: Andrew Haines and Anna Donald Despite the considerable amount of money spent onExpand
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Pharmaceutical industry sponsorship and research outcome and quality: systematic review
Abstract Objective To investigate whether funding of drug studies by the pharmaceutical industry is associated with outcomes that are favourable to the funder and whether the methods of trials fundedExpand
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Healthcare outcomes assessed with observational study designs compared with those assessed in randomized trials.
BACKGROUND Researchers and organizations often use evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to determine the efficacy of a treatment or intervention under ideal conditions. Studies ofExpand
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Instruments for assessing the quality of drug studies published in the medical literature.
OBJECTIVES To develop valid and reliable instruments to assess the methodologic quality and clinical relevance of drug studies. DESIGN We developed an instrument to assess the methodologic qualityExpand
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Prevalence of honorary and ghost authorship in Cochrane reviews.
CONTEXT To determine the prevalence of honorary and ghost authorship in Cochrane reviews, how authorship is assigned, and the ways in which authors and Cochrane editorial teams contribute. METHODSExpand
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Measuring the effectiveness of scientific gatekeeping
Significance Peer review is an institution of enormous importance for the careers of scientists and the content of published science. The decisions of gatekeepers—editors and peerExpand
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Tobacco industry manipulation of research.
  • L. Bero
  • Medicine
  • Public health reports
  • 1 March 2005
Research findings provide the basis for estimates of risk. However, research findings or “facts” are subject to interpretation and to the social construction of the evidence.1 Research evidence has aExpand
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"Developing good taste in evidence": facilitators of and hindrances to evidence-informed health policymaking in state government.
CONTEXT Policymaking is a highly complex process that is often difficult to predict or influence. Most of the scholarship examining the role of research evidence in policymaking has focused narrowlyExpand
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Moral Disengagement in the Corporate World
We analyze mechanisms of moral disengagement used to eliminate moral consequences by industries whose products or production practices are harmful to human health. Moral disengagement removes theExpand
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