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  1. Antenatal clinical practice guidelines recommend routine assessment of women’s alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The delivery of advice and referral when necessary are also recommended. However, evidence s...

    Authors: Penny Reeves, Zoe Szewczyk, Melanie Kingsland, Emma Doherty, Elizabeth Elliott, Adrian Dunlop, Andrew Searles and John Wiggers

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:91

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Despite considerable encouragement for healthcare professionals to use or be clear about the theory used in their improvement programmes, the uptake of these approaches to design interventions or report their ...

    Authors: Natalie Taylor, Emma Healey, April Morrow, Sian Greening, Claire E. Wakefield, Linda Warwick, Rachel Williams and Katherine M. Tucker

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:90

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (CYP-IAPT) programme was introduced to transform Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) across England. The programme co...

    Authors: Anne-Marie Burn, Maris Vainre, Ayla Humphrey and Emma Howarth

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:89

    Content type: Research

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  4. The Tika Vaani intervention, an initiative to improve basic health knowledge and empower beneficiaries to improve vaccination uptake and child health for underserved rural populations in India, was assessed in...

    Authors: Myriam Cielo Pérez, Dinesh Chandra, Georges Koné, Rohit Singh, Valery Ridde, Marie-Pierre Sylvestre, Aaditeshwar Seth and Mira Johri

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:88

    Content type: Research

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  5. Noncommunicable disease burden is rising in Malaysia, accounting for 72% of all deaths. Urbanization and globalization have contributed to changing patterns of diet and physical activity, creating an obesogeni...

    Authors: Ishu Kataria, Carrie Ngongo, Shiang Cheng Lim, Erica Kocher, Paul Kowal, Arunah Chandran, Aaron Kual, Fu-Meng Khaw and Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:87

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Implementation of evidence-based clinical interventions in real-world settings becomes a futile effort when effective strategies to foster adoption are not used. A toolkit, or a collection of adaptable documen...

    Authors: Kelli Thoele, Melora Ferren, Laura Moffat, Alyson Keen and Robin Newhouse

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:86

    Content type: Research

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  7. Despite the available research to inform nursing practice, many patients still fail to receive evidence-based care. Several evidence-based practice (EBP) models have been developed to guide nurses through the ...

    Authors: Jed Duff, Laura Cullen, Kirsten Hanrahan and Victoria Steelman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:85

    Content type: Research

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  8. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy result in about 76,000 maternal deaths per year worldwide. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia cause the most deaths. Interventions for managing these disorders are available in hea...

    Authors: Olukolade George Shobo, Anselm Okoro, Magdalene Okolo, Peter Longtoe, Isaac Omale, Endurance Ofiemu and Jennifer Anyanti

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:84

    Content type: Research

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  9. Few evidence-based strategies are specifically tailored for disparity populations such as rural adults. Two-way video-conferencing using telemedicine can potentially surmount geographic barriers that impede pa...

    Authors: John A. Batsis, Auden C. McClure, Aaron B. Weintraub, Diane Sette, Sivan Rotenberg, Courtney J. Stevens, Diane Gilbert-Diamond, David F. Kotz, Stephen J. Bartels, Summer B. Cook and Richard I. Rothstein

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:83

    Content type: Short report

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  10. Implementation research infrequently addresses economic factors, despite the importance of understanding the costs of implementing evidence-based practices (EBPs). Though partnerships with health economists ha...

    Authors: Miya L. Barnett, Alex R. Dopp, Corinna Klein, Susan L. Ettner, Byron J. Powell and Lisa Saldana

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:82

    Content type: Research

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  11. Behavioral intention (which captures one’s level of motivation to perform a behavior) is considered a causal and proximal mechanism influencing the use of evidence-based practice (EBP). Implementation studies ...

    Authors: Jessica Fishman, Viktor Lushin and David S. Mandell

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:81

    Content type: Research

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  12. Non-pharmacological interventions including physical activity programmes, occupational therapy and caregiver education programmes have been shown to lead to better outcomes for people with dementia and their c...

    Authors: Kate Laver, Monica Cations, Gorjana Radisic, Lenore de la Perrelle, Richard Woodman, Janna Anneke Fitzgerald, Susan Kurrle, Ian D. Cameron, Craig Whitehead, Jane Thompson, Billingsley Kaambwa, Kate Hayes and Maria Crotty

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:80

    Content type: Research

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  13. Long-term care facilities offer shelter and care for Canadian seniors; however, there are great variances in the quality of care that is provided to older adults across facilities. One factor that could contri...

    Authors: Lauren MacEachern, Lisa Cranley, Janet Curran and Janice Keefe

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:79

    Content type: Research

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  14. Child maltreatment (CM) is a major public health problem, affecting many lives, in the short and long term, and costing individuals, families, and society dearly. There is a need for broad implementation of ev...

    Authors: Howard Dubowitz, Lisa Saldana, Laurence A. Magder, Lawrence A. Palinkas, John A. Landsverk, Rose L. Belanger and Ugonna S. Nwosu

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:78

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Social distancing policies to ensure physical distance between people have become a crucial strategy in the battle against the spread of the coronavirus. The aim of this project is to analyze and compare socia...

    Authors: Per Nilsen, Ida Seing, Carin Ericsson, Ove Andersen, Nina Thórný Stefánsdóttir, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Thomas Kallemose and Jeanette Wassar Kirk

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:77

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Sustainment, an outcome indicating an intervention continues to be implemented over time, has been comparatively less studied than other phases of the implementation process. This may be because of methodologi...

    Authors: Joanna C. Moullin, Marisa Sklar, Amy Green, Kelsey S. Dickson, Nicole A. Stadnick, Kendal Reeder and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:76

    Content type: Research

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  17. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is posing a major and unprecedented challenge to health service planning and delivery across health systems internationally. This nationally funded study is analysing the response of the...

    Authors: Simon Turner and Natalia Niño

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:75

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Despite an increasing number of training opportunities in implementation science becoming available, the demand for training amongst researchers and practitioners is unmet. To address this training shortfall, ...

    Authors: Rachel Davis, Brian Mittman, Madelene Boyton, Aoife Keohane, Lucy Goulding, Jane Sandall, Graham Thornicroft and Nick Sevdalis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:74

    Content type: Research

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  19. Older people with multimorbidity often experience polypharmacy. Taking multiple medicines can be beneficial; however, some older adults are prescribed multiple medicines when they are unlikely to improve clini...

    Authors: Krystal Warmoth, Jo Day, Emma Cockcroft, Donald Nigel Reed, Lucy Pollock, George Coxon, Julia Heneker, Bridget Walton and Ken Stein

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:73

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. Precision medicine has enormous potential to improve cancer outcomes. Over one third of the 1.5 million Americans diagnosed with cancer each year have genetic mutations that could be targeted with an FDA-appro...

    Authors: Jenna Ball, Jeffrey Thompson, Elizabeth Wulff-Burchfield, Edward Ellerbeck, Kim Kimminau, Joanna Veazey Brooks, Shariska Petersen, Duncan Rotich, Anita Y. Kinney and Shellie D. Ellis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:72

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. Effective clinical handover is fundamental to clinical practice and recognised as a global quality and safety priority. Problems with clinical handover from the emergency department (ED) to inpatient ward acro...

    Authors: Kate Curtis, Tiana-Lee Elphick, Madeline Eyles and Kate Ruperto

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:71

    Content type: Research

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  22. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common causes of mortality and morbidity in high-income countries. In addition to the high costs of initial hospitalization, COPD patients freque...

    Authors: Marta Michas, Lesly Deuchar, Richard Leigh, Mohit Bhutani, Brian H. Rowe, Michael K. Stickland and Maria B. Ospina

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  23. Patients with Lynch syndrome (an inherited cancer predisposition syndrome) remain largely underdiagnosed despite clinically and cost-effective testing strategies to detect patients. This is largely due to poor...

    Authors: April Morrow, Bonny Parkinson, Yoon-Jung Kang, Emily Hogden, Karen Canfell and Natalie Taylor

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:70

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. While 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the USA are indicative of promising disease-free survival, many experience adverse effects in recovering from treatment. Evidence-based exercise programs may be a l...

    Authors: William A. Calo, Shawna E. Doerksen, Katherine Spanos, Mackenzi Pergolotti and Kathryn H. Schmitz

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:69

    Content type: Short report

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  25. Alcohol-related care, including screening, brief intervention, and provision of/referral to medication or behavioral treatments for alcohol use disorder, could be delivered in liver clinics to better reach pat...

    Authors: Madeline C. Frost, George N. Ioannou, Judith I. Tsui, E. Jennifer Edelman, Bryan J. Weiner, Olivia V. Fletcher and Emily C. Williams

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:68

    Content type: Study protocol

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  26. Lung-protective ventilation (LPV) improves outcomes for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) through the administration of low tidal volumes (≤ 6.5 ml/kg predicted body weight [PBW]) with c...

    Authors: Andrew J. Knighton, Jacob Kean, Doug Wolfe, Lauren Allen, Jason Jacobs, Lori Carpenter, Carrie Winberg, Jay G. Berry, Ithan D. Peltan, Colin K. Grissom and Raj Srivastava

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:67

    Content type: Research

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  27. Postpartum depression (PPD) affects approximately 25% of women in lower-income and racial/ethnic minority populations in the USA. Evidence-based interventions for PPD screening and treatment exist, but many wo...

    Authors: Sarah L. Goff, Michael J. Moran, Kathleen Szegda, Tina Fioroni, Mary Ann DeBanate and Nancy Byatt

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:66

    Content type: Short report

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  28. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Stevens, Donna Shelley and Bernadette Boden-Albala

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:65

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:39

  29. Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality are increasing in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), possibly due to a combination of changing lifestyles and improved healthcare infrastructure to f...

    Authors: Karla Unger-Saldaña, Minerva Saldaña-Tellez, Michael B. Potter, Katherine Van Loon, Betania Allen-Leigh and Martin Lajous

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:64

    Content type: Research

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  30. Increased physical activity (PA) levels in cancer survivors are associated with decreased risk of recurrence and mortality as well as additional positive health outcomes. PA interventions have shown to be effi...

    Authors: Jamie M. Faro, Hannah Arem, Ann-Hilary Heston, Katherine H. Hohman, Heather Hodge, Bo Wang, Stephenie C. Lemon, Thomas K. Houston and Rajani S. Sadasivam

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:63

    Content type: Short report

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  31. Faith-based organizations (FBOs) can be effective partners in the implementation of health interventions to reach underserved audiences. However, little is known about the capacity they have or need to engage ...

    Authors: Jennifer D. Allen, Rachel C. Shelton, Lindsay Kephart, Lina Jandorf, Sara C. Folta and Cheryl L. Knott

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:62

    Content type: Research

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  32. One goal of health systems seeking to evolve into learning health systems is to accelerate the implementation and sustainment of evidence-based practices (EBPs). As part of this evolution, the Veterans Health ...

    Authors: Andrea L. Nevedal, Caitlin M. Reardon, George L. Jackson, Sarah L. Cutrona, Brandolyn White, Allen L. Gifford, Elizabeth Orvek, Kathryn DeLaughter, Lindsay White, Heather A. King, Blake Henderson, Ryan Vega and Laura Damschroder

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:61

    Content type: Research

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  33. As more effective or efficient interventions emerge out of scientific advancement to address a particular public health issue, it may be appropriate to de-implement low-value interventions, or interventions th...

    Authors: Virginia R. McKay, Todd B. Combs, M. Margaret Dolcini and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:60

    Content type: Research

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  34. Women’s Health Services (WHS) in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) has long partnered with VA researchers to evaluate how VA care is organized for women veterans. This partnership has yielded substantial...

    Authors: Alison B. Hamilton, Tanya T. Olmos-Ochoa, Ismelda Canelo, Danielle Rose, Katherine J. Hoggatt, Claire Than and Elizabeth M. Yano

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:59

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. People living with HIV (PWH) in Africa have higher burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) compared to the general population, probably due to increased burden of hypertension (HTN). In this study, we explored...

    Authors: Angela Aifah, Deborah Onakomaiya, Juliet Iwelunmor, David Oladele, Titilola Gbajabiamila, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Adesola Z. Musa, Oliver Ezechi and Gbenga Ogedegbe

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:58

    Content type: Research

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  36. Though clinical practice guidelines are available, the diagnosis of pediatric hypertension (HTN) is often missed. Management may not follow guidelines due to the measurement challenges in children, complexity ...

    Authors: Justin D. Smith, Nivedita Mohanty, Matthew M. Davis, Ashley A. Knapp, Yacob G. Tedla, Allison J. Carroll, Heather E. Price, Juan A. Villamar, Roxane Padilla, Neil Jordan, C. Hendricks Brown and Craig B. Langman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:57

    Content type: Study protocol

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  37. Practice facilitation is a method used to address the complexity associated with implementation of innovations into primary care. To provide support, we propose that the i-PARIHS (Integrated Promoting Action o...

    Authors: Sarah C. Hunter, Bo Kim and Alison L. Kitson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:56

    Content type: Research

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  38. Connect for Health is an evidence-based weight management program with clinical- and family-facing components for delivery in pediatric primary care for families of children ages 2 to 12 years. We used the Consol...

    Authors: Meg Simione, Holly M. Frost, Rachel Cournoyer, Fernanda Neri Mini, Jackie Cassidy, Cassie Craddock, Jennifer Moreland, Jessica Wallace, Joshua Metlay, Caroline J. Kistin, Kerry Sease, Simon J. Hambidge and Elsie M. Taveras

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:55

    Content type: Research

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  39. The province of British Columbia (BC), Canada, was among the first jurisdictions to scale up HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) to the population level, including funding and policy commitments that enhanced H...

    Authors: Koharu Loulou Chayama, Ryan McNeil, Jean Shoveller, Will Small and Rod Knight

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:54

    Content type: Research

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  40. Economic empowerment (EE) HIV prevention programs for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa are gaining traction as effective strategies to reduce HIV risk and vulnerabilities among thi...

    Authors: Juliet Iwelunmor, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Florida Uzoaru, John Ehiri, Jami Curley, Oliver Ezechi, Collins Airhihenbuwa and Fred Ssewamala

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:53

    Content type: Systematic review

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  41. Readiness is an essential precursor of successful implementation; however, its conceptualization and application has proved elusive. R = MC2 operationalizes readiness for use in practice. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Melanie Livet, Mary Yannayon, Chloe Richard, Lindsay Sorge and Paul Scanlon

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:52

    Content type: Research

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  42. Community engagement is critical to the acceleration of evidence-based interventions into community settings. Harnessing the knowledge and opinions of community leaders increases the likelihood of successful i...

    Authors: Jessica Haughton, Michelle L. Takemoto, Jennifer Schneider, Steven P. Hooker, Borsika Rabin, Ross C. Brownson and Elva M. Arredondo

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:51

    Content type: Research

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  43. Stroke is a leading cause of disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the USA. Intravenous alteplase is a highly effective clot-dissolving stroke treatment that must be given in a hospital setting wi...

    Authors: Alex H. S. Harris, Nicolas B. Barreto, Amber W. Trickey, Sylvia Bereknyei, Tong Meng, Todd H. Wagner and Prasanthi Govindarajan

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:50

    Content type: Study protocol

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  44. To improve perioperative patient safety, guidelines for the preoperative, peroperative, and postoperative phase were introduced in the Netherlands between 2010 and 2013. To help the implementation of these gui...

    Authors: Yvette E. J. J. M. Emond, André P. Wolff, Yvonne A. S. Peters, Gerrit J. A. Bloo, Gert P. Westert, Johan Damen, Hiske Calsbeek and Hub C. Wollersheim

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:49

    Content type: Research

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  45. While stakeholder mapping is common in public policy, social sciences, and business management, this tool has not often been used in healthcare settings. We developed a new method of healthcare stakeholder map...

    Authors: Steven L. Bernstein, June Weiss and Leslie Curry

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:48

    Content type: Methodology

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  46. Positive impacts of quality improvement initiatives on health care and services have not been substantial. Knowledge translation (KT) strategies (tools, products and interventions) strive to facilitate the upt...

    Authors: Monika Kastner, Julie Makarski, Leigh Hayden, Yonda Lai, Joyce Chan, Victoria Treister, Kegan Harris, Sarah Munce, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Ian D. Graham and Sharon E. Straus

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:47

    Content type: Research

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  47. COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the US, and COPD exacerbations result in approximately 700,000 hospitalizations annually. Patients with acute respiratory failure due to severe COPD exacerbation ar...

    Authors: Mihaela S. Stefan, Penelope S. Pekow, Christopher M. Shea, Ashley M. Hughes, Nicholas S. Hill, Jay S. Steingrub and Peter K. Lindenauer

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:46

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. Persons living with HIV (PLHIV) receiving antiretroviral therapy have increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Integration of services for hypertension (HTN), the primary CVD risk factor, into HIV clini...

    Authors: Martin Muddu, Andrew K. Tusubira, Brenda Nakirya, Rita Nalwoga, Fred C. Semitala, Ann R. Akiteng, Jeremy I. Schwartz and Isaac Ssinabulya

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:45

    Content type: Research

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  49. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-296) prompted the expansion of federal requirements for local school wellness policies, which aim to improve health promoting practices across school distric...

    Authors: Y. Asada, L. Turner, M. Schwartz and J. F. Chriqui

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:44

    Content type: Research

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  50. Increasingly, scholars argue that de-implementation is a distinct concept from implementation; factors contributing to stopping a current practice might be distinct from those that encourage adoption of a new ...

    Authors: Beth Prusaczyk, Taren Swindle and Geoffrey Curran

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:43

    Content type: Debate

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