Chapter 6. Evaluation of Knowledge to Action

  1. Sharon E. Straus MD, FRCPC, MSc8,9,
  2. Jacqueline Tetroe MA10 and
  3. Ian D. Graham PhD10,11
  1. Onil Bhattacharyya MD1,
  2. Merrick Zwarenstein MB, BCh(Med), MSc(CHDC)2,3,4,
  3. Deborah J. Kenny5,
  4. Evelyn Cornelissen6 and
  5. Craig Mitton PhD7

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311747.ch6

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

How to Cite

Bhattacharyya, O., Zwarenstein, M., Kenny, D. J., Cornelissen, E. and Mitton, C. (2009) Evaluation of Knowledge to Action, 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.ch6

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

    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, OR, Canada

  2. 2

    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, OR, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, OR, Canada

  4. 4

    Institute for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Toronto, OR, Canada

  5. 5

    TriService Nursing Research Program, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA

  6. 6

    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia–Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada

  7. 7

    Health Services Priority Setting, University of British Columbia–Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, 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 exchange and;
  • knowledge dissemination and exchange of knowledge;
  • evaluation of knowledge to action;
  • methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of knowledge translation interventions;
  • economic evaluation of knowledge-to-action interventions;
  • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED);
  • dissemination and exchange of knowledge - critical components of knowledge translation (KT) process;
  • Knowledge translation (KT) promoting uptake of evidence-based practices;
  • evaluation study designs;
  • knowledge brokers - potential strategy for moving knowledge to action

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of knowledge translation interventions

  • Economic evaluation of knowledge-to-action interventions