Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Editor(s): Sharon E. Straus, Jacqueline Tetroe, Ian D. Graham

Published Online: 9 JUN 2013

Print ISBN: 9781118413548

Online ISBN: 9781118413555

DOI: 10.1002/9781118413555

About this Book

Knowledge Translation in Health Care is a practical introduction to knowledge translation for everyone working and learning within health policy and funding agencies, and as researchers, clinicians and trainees. Using everyday examples, it explains how to use research findings to improve health care in real life.

This new second edition defines the principles and practice of knowledge translation and outlines strategies for successful knowledge translation in practice and policy making. It includes relevant real world examples and cases of knowledge translation in action that are accessible and relevant for all stakeholders including clinicians, health policy makers, administrators, managers, researchers, clinicians and trainees. 

From an international expert editor and contributor team, and fully revised to reflect current practice and latest developments within the field, Knowledge Translation in Health Care is the practical guide for all health policy makers and researchers, clinicians, trainee clinicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals seeking to improve healthcare practice.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Introduction

  2. Part 2: Knowledge Creation

    1. Chapter 2.1

      Knowledge synthesis (pages 29–49)

      Andrea C. Tricco, Jennifer Tetzlaff and David Moher

    2. Chapter 2.2

      Knowledge translation tools (pages 50–62)

      Melissa Brouwers, Dawn Stacey and Annette O'Connor

  3. Part 3: The Action Cycle

    1. Chapter 3.2

      Adapting knowledge to local context (pages 110–120)

      Margaret B. Harrison, Ian D. Graham, Beatrice Fervers and Joan van den Hoek

  4. Part 3: The Action Cycle - Barriers

  5. Part 3: The Action Cycle - Selecting KT interventions

    1. Chapter 3.4i

      Financial incentive interventions (pages 222–226)

      Gerd Flodgren, Martin P. Eccles, Anthony Scott and Sasha Shepperd

  6. Part 3: Selecting KT interventions

    1. Chapter 3.5

      Monitoring knowledge use and evaluating outcomes (pages 227–236)

      Sharon E. Straus, Jacqueline Tetroe, Onil Bhattacharyya, Merrick Zwarenstein and Ian D. Graham

  7. Part 3.7: Case examples

  8. Part 4: Theories and Models of Knowledge to Action

    1. Chapter 4.1

      Planned action theories (pages 277–287)

      Ian D. Graham, Jacqueline Tetroe and the KT Theories Group

    2. Chapter 4.3

      Educational theories (pages 298–307)

      Alison M. Hutchinson and Carole A. Estabrooks

  9. Part 5: Evaluation of Knowledge to Action

  10. Part 6: Ethics

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