Chapter 2. Knowledge Creation

  1. Sharon E. Straus MD, FRCPC, MSc8,9,
  2. Jacqueline Tetroe MA10 and
  3. Ian D. Graham PhD10,11
  1. Sharon E. Straus MD, FRCPC, MSc8,9,
  2. Jennifer Tetzlaff BSc1,2,
  3. Andrea C. Tricco3,
  4. David Moher PhD1,2,
  5. Melissa C. Brouwers PhD4,
  6. Dawn Stacey RN, PhD5,
  7. Annette M. O'Connor RN, PhD, FCAHS6,
  8. K. Ann McKibbon MLS, PhD7 and
  9. Cynthia Lokker PhD7

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311747.ch2

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

How to Cite

Straus, S. E., Tetzlaff, J., Tricco, A. C., Moher, D., Brouwers, M. C., Stacey, D., O'Connor, A. M., McKibbon, K. A. and Lokker, C. (2009) Knowledge Creation, in Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice (eds S. E. Straus, J. Tetroe and I. D. Graham), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311747.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

  2. 9

    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 10

    Knowledge Translation Portfolio, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  4. 11

    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chalmers Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  3. 3

    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  4. 4

    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and Canadian Partnership against Cancer Corporation, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  5. 5

    University of Ottawa School of Nursing, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  6. 6

    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa School of Nursing, and Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  7. 7

    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  8. 8

    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

  9. 9

    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181068

Online ISBN: 9781444311747

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Keywords:

  • knowledge creation;
  • The K in KT - knowledge creation;
  • knowledge synthesis;
  • knowledge translation tools;
  • searching for research findings and KT literature;
  • science and practice of knowledge translation (KT);
  • implementation science and research utilization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The K in KT: knowledge creation

  • Knowledge synthesis

  • Knowledge translation tools

  • Searching for research findings and KT literature