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  1. Implementation depends on healthcare professionals being able to make sense of a new intervention in relation to their routine practice. Normalisation Process Theory refers to this as coherence work. However, ...

    Authors: Avril Nicoll, Margaret Maxwell and Brian Williams

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:56

    Content type: Research

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  2. Evidence-based practices (EBPs) have been shown to improve behavioral and mental health outcomes for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Research suggests that the use of these practices in...

    Authors: Aksheya Sridhar, Amy Drahota and Kiersten Walsworth

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:55

    Content type: Research

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  3. Recommended annual diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening for people with diabetes has low rates in the USA, especially in underserved populations. Telemedicine DR screening (TDRS) in primary care clinics could e...

    Authors: Ana Bastos de Carvalho, S. Lee Ware, Tamara Belcher, Franceska Mehmeti, Eric B. Higgins, Rob Sprang, Cody Williams, Jamie L. Studts and Christina R. Studts

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:54

    Content type: Research

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  4. Adolescent HIV prevention and treatment is a high priority for youth healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Authors: Gregory A. Aarons, Kendal Reeder, Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, Susan Vorkoper and Rachel Sturke

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:53

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:75

  5. Despite the rapid dissemination of parenting programs aiming to reduce and prevent violence against children (VAC) worldwide, there is limited knowledge about and evidence of the implementation of these progra...

    Authors: Mackenzie Martin, Jamie Lachman, Joyce Wamoyi, Yulia Shenderovich, Mwita Wambura, Samwel Mgunga, Esther Ndyetabura, Amal Ally, Asheri Barankena, Amon Exavery and Nyasha Manjengenja

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:52

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are lower in Appalachian regions of the United States than in non-Appalachian regions. Given the availability of various screening modalities, there is critical need for...

    Authors: Aaron J. Kruse-Diehr, Jill M. Oliveri, Robin C. Vanderpool, Mira L. Katz, Paul L. Reiter, Darrell M. Gray II, Michael L. Pennell, Gregory S. Young, Bin Huang, Darla Fickle, Mark Cromo, Melinda Rogers, David Gross, Ashley Gibson, Jeanne Jellison, Michael D. Sarap…

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:51

    Content type: Research

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  7. A large number of practices used in health care lack evidence of effectiveness and may be unnecessary or even cause harm. As such, they should be de-implemented. While there are multiple actors involved in de-...

    Authors: Marta Roczniewska, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Hanna Augustsson, Per Nilsen, Sara Ingvarsson and Henna Hasson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:50

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Organizational supports are thought to help address wide-ranging barriers to evidence-informed health care (EIHC) and knowledge translation (KT). However, little is known about the nature of the resources and ...

    Authors: Stephanie Miranda Nadine Glegg, Andrea Ryce, Kimberly J. Miller, Laura Nimmon, Anita Kothari and Liisa Holsti

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:49

    Content type: Research

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  9. Title X-funded family planning clinics have been identified as optimal sites for delivery of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. However, PrEP has not been widely integrated into family plannin...

    Authors: Kaitlin N. Piper, Regine Haardörfer, Cam Escoffery, Anandi N. Sheth and Jessica Sales

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:48

    Content type: Research

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  10. Contingency management (CM), a behavioral intervention that provides incentives for achieving treatment goals, is an evidence-based adjunct to medication to treat opioid use disorder. Unfortunately, many front...

    Authors: Kelli Scott, Shelly Jarman, Samantha Moul, Cara M. Murphy, Kimberly Yap, Bryan R. Garner and Sara J. Becker

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:47

    Content type: Research

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  11. Post-9/11 veterans who enroll in VA health care frequently present with suicidal ideation and/or recent suicidal behavior. Most of these veterans are not screened on their day of enrollment and their risk goes...

    Authors: James O. E. Pittman, Laurie Lindamer, Niloofar Afari, Colin Depp, Miguel Villodas, Alison Hamilton, Bo Kim, Maria K. Mor, Erin Almklov, John Gault and Borsika Rabin

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:46

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Attempting to implement evidence-based practices in contexts for which they are not well suited may compromise their fidelity and effectiveness or burden users (e.g., patients, providers, healthcare organizati...

    Authors: Emily R. Haines, Alex Dopp, Aaron R. Lyon, Holly O. Witteman, Miriam Bender, Gratianne Vaisson, Danielle Hitch and Sarah Birken

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:45

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. Evidence-based interventions (EBIs) could reduce cervical cancer deaths by 90%, colorectal cancer deaths by 70%, and lung cancer deaths by 95% if widely and effectively implemented in the USA. Yet, EBI impleme...

    Authors: Cara C. Lewis, Peggy A. Hannon, Predrag Klasnja, Laura-Mae Baldwin, Rene Hawkes, Janell Blackmer and Ashley Johnson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:44

    Content type: Study protocol

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  14. The primary prevention of cardiovascular (CV) events is often less intense in persons at higher CV risk and vice versa. Clinical practice guidelines recommend that clinicians and patients use shared decision m...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Ridgeway, Megan E. Branda, Derek Gravholt, Juan P. Brito, Ian G. Hargraves, Sandra A. Hartasanchez, Aaron L. Leppin, Yvonne L. Gomez, Devin M. Mann, Vivek Nautiyal, Randal J. Thomas, Emma M. Behnken, Victor D. Torres Roldan, Nilay D. Shah, Charanjit S. Khurana and Victor M. Montori

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:43

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is an evidence-based practice, but hospitals face significant barriers to its adoption. Our objective was to examine how organizational context ...

    Authors: Michelle H. Moniz, Kirsten Bonawitz, Marisa K. Wetmore, Vanessa K. Dalton, Laura J. Damschroder, Jane H. Forman, Alex F. Peahl and Michele Heisler

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:42

    Content type: Research

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  16. The Cancer Center Cessation Initiative (C3I) was launched in 2017 as a part of the NCI Cancer Moonshot program to assist NCI-designated cancer centers in developing tobacco treatment programs for oncology pati...

    Authors: Ramzi G. Salloum, Heather D’Angelo, Ryan P. Theis, Betsy Rolland, Sarah Hohl, Danielle Pauk, Jennifer H. LeLaurin, Yasmin Asvat, Li-Shiun Chen, Andrew T. Day, Adam O. Goldstein, Brian Hitsman, Deborah Hudson, Andrea C. King, Cho Y. Lam, Katie Lenhoff…

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:41

    Content type: Research

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  17. The smoking prevalence is high among students enrolled in vocational education and training, which is considered a lower level of education. The school tobacco policy regarding smoke-free school hours stipulat...

    Authors: Anneke Vang Hjort, Michael Schreuders, Kathrine Højlund Rasmussen and Charlotte Demant Klinker

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:40

    Content type: Research

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  18. There is substantial evidence that facilitation can address the challenges of implementing evidence-based innovations. However, facilitators need a wide variety of complex skills; lack of these can have a nega...

    Authors: Mona J. Ritchie, Louise E. Parker and JoAnn E. Kirchner

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:39

    Content type: Research

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  19. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted individuals with eating disorders; resulting in increased symptoms, as well as feelings of isolation and anxiety. To conform with social distancing requirements, o...

    Authors: Jennifer Couturier, Danielle Pellegrini, Catherine Miller, Paul Agar, Cheryl Webb, Kristen Anderson, Melanie Barwick, Gina Dimitropoulos, Sheri Findlay, Melissa Kimber, Gail McVey and James Lock

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:38

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) developed a comprehensive mobile screening technology (eScreening) that provides customized and automated self-report health screening via mobile tablet for veterans se...

    Authors: James O. E. Pittman, Borsika Rabin, Erin Almklov, Niloofar Afari, Elizabeth Floto, Eusebio Rodriguez and Laurie Lindamer

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:37

    Content type: Research

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  21. Repeated admission to hospital can be stressful for older people and their families and puts additional pressure on the health care system. While there is some evidence about strategies to better integrate car...

    Authors: Gillian Harvey, Clarabelle T. Pham, Maria C. Inacio, Kate Laver, Elizabeth A. Lynch, Robert N. Jorissen, Jonathan Karnon, Alice Bourke, John Forward, John Maddison, Craig Whitehead, Jesmin Rupa, Carmel McNamara and Maria Crotty

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:36

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. Quality improvement (QI) evaluations rarely consider how a successful intervention can be sustained long term, nor how to spread or scale to other locations. A survey of authors of randomized trials of diabete...

    Authors: Celia Laur, Ann Marie Corrado, Jeremy M. Grimshaw and Noah Ivers

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:35

    Content type: Research

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  23. Beta-lactams (i.e., penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems, monobactams) are the most widely used class of antibiotics in critically ill patients. There is substantial interpatient variability in beta-lactam...

    Authors: Erin F. Barreto, Andrew D. Rule, Mohammad H. Alshaer, Jason A. Roberts, Mohd Hafiz Abdul Aziz, Marc H. Scheetz, Kristin C. Mara, Paul J. Jannetto, Ognjen Gajic, John C. O’Horo and Kasey R. Boehmer

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:34

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. This paper reports on a qualitative evaluation of a hybrid type II stepped-wedge, cluster randomized trial using implementation facilitation to implement team-based care in the form of the collaborative chroni...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Sullivan, Bo Kim, Christopher J. Miller, A. Rani Elwy, Karen L. Drummond, Samantha L. Connolly, Rachel P. Riendeau and Mark S. Bauer

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:33

    Content type: Research

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  25. Individuals with complex dyslipidemia, or those with medication intolerance, are often difficult to manage in primary care. They require the additional attention, expertise, and adherence counseling that occur...

    Authors: Laney K. Jones, Megan McMinn, David Kann, Michael Lesko, Amy C. Sturm, Nicole Walters, Nan Chen, Kerrianne Fry, Ross C. Brownson, Samuel S. Gidding, Marc S. Williams and Alanna Kulchak Rahm

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:32

    Content type: Research

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  26. Evidence-based interventions (EBIs) can be effective tools for the prevention of disease and health promotion. However, their implementation often requires a delicate balance between the need to adjust the int...

    Authors: Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Fabrizia Giannotta, Margit Neher, Johanna Zetterlund and Henna Hasson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:31

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. The COVID-19 pandemic has remarkably altered community mental health service delivery through the rapid implementation of telehealth. This study reports provider perspectives on the impact that COVID-19 and th...

    Authors: Marisa Sklar, Kendal Reeder, Kristine Carandang, Mark G. Ehrhart and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:29

    Content type: Short report

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  28. Adapting evidence-based practices to local settings is critical for successful implementation and dissemination. A pre-implementation assessment evaluates local context to inform implementation, but there is l...

    Authors: Chelsea Leonard, Heather Gilmartin, Marina McCreight, Lynette Kelley, Ashlea Mayberry and Robert E. Burke

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:28

    Content type: Short report

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  29. The American Urological Association White Paper on Implementation of Shared Decision Making (SDM) into Urological Practice suggested SDM represents the state of the art in counseling for patients who are faced...

    Authors: Roshan Paudel, Stephanie Ferrante, Jessica Woodford, Conrad Maitland, Eric Stockall, Thomas Maatman, Giulia I. Lane, Donna L. Berry, Anne E. Sales and James E. Montie

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:27

    Content type: Research

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  30. People with serious mental illnesses (SMI) such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder experience excess mortality driven in large part by high rates of poorly controlled and under-treated cardiovascular risk f...

    Authors: Emma Elizabeth McGinty, David Thompson, Karly A. Murphy, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Nae-Yuh Wang, Arlene Dalcin, Elizabeth Mace, Joseph V. Gennusa III and Gail L. Daumit

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:26

    Content type: Study protocol

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  31. In the absence of a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease, treatment consists of symptomatic management by a multidisciplinary healthcare team and is mainly aime...

    Authors: M. L. Dontje, E. Kruitwagen - van Reenen, J. M. A. Visser-Meily and A. Beelen

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:25

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. Evidence from previous pandemics as well as early evidence from COVID-19 suggests risk of adverse mental health and wellbeing outcomes for healthcare workers. In response to these concerns, healthcare systems ...

    Authors: Barbora Krausova, Sam Nishanth Gnanapragasam, Len Demetriou, Alison Beck, Renata Pires-Yfantouda, Mary Jane Docherty and Nick Sevdalis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:24

    Content type: Study protocol

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  33. A behaviour change campaign is unlikely to be effective if its intervention is not carefully designed. While numerous frameworks are widely used to develop and evaluate interventions, the steps detailing how t...

    Authors: Madeline Sands and Robert Aunger

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:23

    Content type: Research

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  34. Poor adherence to antihypertensive medications is a significant contributor to the racial gap in rates of blood pressure (BP) control among Latino adults, as compared to Black and White adults. While multi-lev...

    Authors: Antoinette Schoenthaler, Franzenith De La Calle, Amanda Soto, Derrel Barrett, Jocelyn Cruz, Leydi Payano, Marina Rosado, Samrachana Adhikari, Gbenga Ogedegbe and Milagros Rosal

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:21

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. Despite the risk of negative sequelae from opioid use disorder (OUD) and clinical guidelines for the use of effective medication treatment for OUD (M-OUD), many Veterans Health Administration (VHA) providers a...

    Authors: Allison M. Gustavson, Jennifer P. Wisdom, Marie E. Kenny, Hope A. Salameh, Princess E. Ackland, Barbara Clothier, Siamak Noorbaloochi, Adam J. Gordon and Hildi J. Hagedorn

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:20

    Content type: Research

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  36. Implementation researchers recognize the influential role of organizational factors and, thus, seek to assess these factors using quantitative measurement instruments. However, researchers are hindered by inst...

    Authors: Jennifer Kononowech, Hildi Hagedorn, Carmen Hall, Christian D. Helfrich, Anne C. Lambert-Kerzner, Susan C. Miller, Anne E. Sales and Laura Damschroder

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:19

    Content type: Short report

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  37. The Community-Academic Aging Research Network (CAARN) was developed in 2010 to build partnerships, facilitate research, and ultimately accelerate the pace of development, testing, and dissemination of evidence...

    Authors: Maria C. Mora Pinzon, Shannon Myers, Jill Renken, Erin Eggert, Betty Chewning and Jane E. Mahoney

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:18

    Content type: Research

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  38. People with HIV (PWH) experience increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Many PWH in the USA receive their primary medical care from infectious disease specialists in HIV clinics. HIV care teams may not b...

    Authors: Julie Schexnayder, Chris T. Longenecker, Charles Muiruri, Hayden B. Bosworth, Daniel Gebhardt, Sarah E. Gonzales, Jan E. Hanson, Corrilynn O. Hileman, Nwora Lance Okeke, Isabelle P. Sico, Rajesh Vedanthan and Allison R. Webel

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:17

    Content type: Research

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  39. Communicating risks of medication harm and obtaining informed consent is difficult due to structural barriers, language and cultural practices, bias and a lack of resources appropriately tailored for the healt...

    Authors: Sharon Leitch, Alesha Smith, Sue Crengle and Tim Stokes

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  40. A stepped-wedge, cluster randomized controlled trial assessed the effectiveness of practice facilitation (PF) for adoption of guidelines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors. Thi...

    Authors: Heather T. Gold, Nina Siman, Allison M. Cuthel, Ann M. Nguyen, Hang Pham-Singer, Carolyn A. Berry and Donna R. Shelley

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:15

    Content type: Short report

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  41. The youth criminal-legal system is under heavy political scrutiny with multiple calls for significant transformation. Leaders within the system are faced with rethinking traditional models and are likely to be...

    Authors: Sarah Cusworth Walker, Kristin Vick, Noah R. Gubner, Jerald R. Herting and Lawrence A. Palinkas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:14

    Content type: Study protocol

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  42. A considerable proportion of interventions provided to patients lack evidence of their effectiveness. This implies that patients may receive ineffective, unnecessary or even harmful care. However, despite some...

    Authors: Hanna Augustsson, Sara Ingvarsson, Per Nilsen, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Irene Muli, Jessica Dervish and Henna Hasson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:13

    Content type: Systematic review

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  43. People diagnosed with a serious mental illness have worse physical health and lower life expectancy than the general population. Integration of mental and physical health services is seen as one service develo...

    Authors: Julie Williams, Elli Fairbairn, Ray McGrath, Amy Clark, Andy Healey, Ioannis Bakolis, Fiona Gaughran, Euan Sadler, Zarnie Khadjesari and Nick Sevdalis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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

    Authors: Briana S. Last, Simone H. Schriger, Carter E. Timon, Hannah E. Frank, Alison M. Buttenheim, Brittany N. Rudd, Sara Fernandez-Marcote, Carrie Comeau, Sosunmolu Shoyinka and Rinad S. Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:6

  45. Quality of care during the intrapartum and immediate postnatal period for maternal and newborn health remains a major challenge due to the multiple health system bottlenecks in low-income countries. Reports of...

    Authors: Gertrude Namazzi, Kevin Abidha Achola, Alisa Jenny, Nicole Santos, Elizabeth Butrick, Phelgona Otieno, Peter Waiswa and Dilys Walker

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  46. Despite the importance of sustainability for nutrition and physical activity in public health interventions, limited studies have explored the factors that promote and inhibit evidence-based program sustainmen...

    Authors: Taren Swindle, Dong Zhang, Susan L. Johnson, Leanne Whiteside-Mansell, Geoff M. Curran, Janna Martin, James P. Selig and Laura L. Bellows

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:8

    Content type: Study protocol

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  47. Despite the advancement of scientific research in the field of maternity care, midwives face challenges translating latest evidence into evidence-based practice (EBP) and express reticence towards leading prac...

    Authors: Annemarie De Leo, Sara Bayes, Dianne Bloxsome and Janice Butt

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:7

    Content type: Short report

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