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  1. Clinical practice guideline (CPG)-consistent care improves patient outcomes, but CPG implementation is poor. Little is known about CPG implementation in pediatric oncology. This study aimed to understand suppo...

    Authors: Aaron J. Sugalski, Tammy Lo, Melissa Beauchemin, Allison C. Grimes, Paula D. Robinson, Alexandra M. Walsh, Nancy Santesso, Ha Dang, Brian T. Fisher, Andrea Rothfus Wrightson, Lolie C. Yu, Lillian Sung and L. Lee Dupuis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:106

    Content type: Research

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  2. Evidence for the central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) bundle effectiveness remains mixed, possibly reflecting implementation challenges and persistent ambiguities in how CLABSIs are counted a...

    Authors: Joanne Goldman, Leahora Rotteau, Kaveh G. Shojania, G. Ross Baker, Paula Rowland, Marlys K. Christianson, Timothy J. Vogus, Connie Cameron and Maitreya Coffey

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:105

    Content type: Research

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  3. Trials show that antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) strategies, including communication skills training, point-of-care C-reactive protein testing (POC-CRPT) and delayed prescriptions, help optimise antibiotic pre...

    Authors: Aleksandra J. Borek, Anne Campbell, Elle Dent, Michael Moore, Christopher C. Butler, Alison Holmes, A. Sarah Walker, Monsey McLeod and Sarah Tonkin-Crine

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:104

    Content type: Research

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  4. Audit and feedback as an implementation strategy leads to small, but potentially important improvements in practice. Yet, audit and feedback is time and personnel intensive. Many interventions designed for inp...

    Authors: Rebecca F. Hamm, Lisa D. Levine, Meghan Lane-Fall and Rinad Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:103

    Content type: Short report

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  5. Psychosocial factors are pivotal in recovery after acute orthopedic traumatic injuries. Addressing psychosocial factors is an important opportunity for preventing persistent pain and disability. We aim to iden...

    Authors: Ana-Maria Vranceanu, Jafar Bakhshaie, Mira Reichman, James Doorley, Ryan A. Mace, Cale Jacobs, Mitchel Harris, Kristin R. Archer, David Ring and A. Rani Elwy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:102

    Content type: Research

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  6. Seven housing and health services organizations were guided through a process of translating Chapter Six of the Canadian Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice into a recovery-oriented innovation and plan f...

    Authors: Myra Piat, Megan Wainwright, Danielle Cherkas, Sébastien Leblanc, Eleni Sofouli, Marie-Pier Rivest, Hélène Albert, Regina Casey, Joseph J. O’Rourke and Lise Labonté

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:101

    Content type: Research

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  7. Effective implementation requires a comprehensive understanding of individual, organisational and system determinants. This study aimed to compare inductive and deductive analysis techniques to understand a co...

    Authors: Carissa Bonner, Jane Tuckerman, Jessica Kaufman, Daniel Costa, David N. Durrheim, Lyndal Trevena, Susan Thomas and Margie Danchin

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:100

    Content type: Short report

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  8. In several recent articles, authors have called for aligning the fields of implementation and improvement science. In this paper, we call for implementation science to also align with improvement practice. Multip...

    Authors: Jennifer Leeman, Catherine Rohweder, Matthew Lee, Alison Brenner, Andrea Dwyer, Linda K. Ko, Meghan C. O’Leary, Grace Ryan, Thuy Vu and Shoba Ramanadhan

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:99

    Content type: Debate

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  9. Implementation facilitators support the adoption of evidence-based practices and other improvement efforts in complex healthcare settings. Facilitators are trained to develop essential facilitation skills and ...

    Authors: Tanya T. Olmos-Ochoa, Karissa M. Fenwick, David A. Ganz, Neetu Chawla, Lauren S. Penney, Jenny M. Barnard, Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Alison B. Hamilton and Erin P. Finley

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:98

    Content type: Short report

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  10. Implementing an evidence-based hypertension program in primary healthcare centers (PHCs) in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria is an opportunity to improve hypertension diagnosis, treatment, and control an...

    Authors: Rosemary C. B. Okoli, Gabriel Shedul, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Ikechukwu A. Orji, Tunde M. Ojo, Nonye Egenti, Kasarachi Omitiran, Blessing Akor, Abigail S. Baldridge, Mark D. Huffman, Dike Ojji and Namratha R. Kandula

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:97

    Content type: Research

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  11. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends dental providers apply dental sealants to the occlusal surfaces of permanent molars for the prevention or treatment of non-cavitated dental caries. Despite the ...

    Authors: Deborah E. Polk, Erick G. Guerrero, Inga Gruß, Nilesh H. Shah, Nadia M. Yosuf, Tim Dawson, Charles D. Kaplan, Daniel J. Pihlstrom and Jeffrey L. Fellows

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:96

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. The aims of this feasibility study were to (1) examine the implementation of a community-based health advocate (CHA) training programme to develop the clinical skills needed to support a diabetes remission pro...

    Authors: Kim R. Quimby, Natasha Sobers, Colette George, Natalie Greaves, Francine Browman-Jones and T. Alafia Samuels

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:95

    Content type: Research

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  13. Active travel to school contributes to multiple physical and psychosocial benefits for youth, yet population rates of active travel to school are alarmingly low in the USA and many other countries. Though walk...

    Authors: MacKenzie Koester, Carolina M. Bejarano, Ann M. Davis, Ross C. Brownson, Jon Kerner, James F. Sallis, Chelsea Steel and Jordan A. Carlson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:94

    Content type: Research

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  14. Acute respiratory failure, a major cause of death in COVID-19, is managed with high-flow oxygen therapy via invasive mechanical ventilation. In resource-limited settings like Nigeria, the shortage of ventilato...

    Authors: Aimalohi A. Ahonkhai, Adesola Z. Musa, André A. Fenton, Muktar H. Aliyu, Igho Ofotokun, Alex Hornstein, Baba M. Musa, Nnamdi Nwosu, Ifeoma Ulasi, Samuel Ajayi, Catherine Falade, Adedamola Dada, Aliyu Abdu, Mogaji Sunday, Adenike Odewabi, Muyiwa K. Rotimi…

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:93

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Despite overall declines in cancer mortality in the USA over the past three decades, many patients in community settings fail to receive evidence-based cancer care. Networks that link academic medical centers ...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Ridgeway, Lisa A. Boardman, Joan M. Griffin and Timothy J. Beebe

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:92

    Content type: Research

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  16. Improving nursing home quality of care relies partly on reducing or stopping ineffective or harmful practices, a process known as de-implementation. We know little about de-implementation in this setting. Rela...

    Authors: Christine W. Hartmann, Christopher Gillespie, George G. Sayre and A. Lynn Snow

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:91

    Content type: Research

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  17. Dementia is regularly associated with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD, also referred to as challenging behavior). Structured dementia-specific case conferences (DSCCs) enable nursing st...

    Authors: Sonja Teupen, Daniela Holle and Martina Roes

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:90

    Content type: Research

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  18. At-birth and point-of-care (POC) testing can expedite early infant diagnosis of HIV and improve infant outcomes. Guided by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), this study describes th...

    Authors: Catherine Wexler, Yvonne Kamau, Elizabeth Muchoki, Shadrack Babu, Nicodemus Maosa, May Maloba, Melinda Brown, Kathy Goggin, Natabhona Mabachi, Brad Gautney and Sarah Finocchario-Kessler

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:89

    Content type: Research

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  19. Whereas the value of an evidence-based intervention (EBI) is often determined by its effect on clinical outcomes, the value of implementing and using EBIs in practice is broader, reflecting qualities such as a...

    Authors: Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Aaron R. Lyon, Kristoffer Pettersson, Fabrizia Giannotta, Pernilla Liedgren and Henna Hasson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:88

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. Children with sickle cell anemia are at risk for stroke. Ischemic stroke risk can be identified among children ages 2–16 years with sickle cell anemia using transcranial Doppler ultrasound. Despite strong reco...

    Authors: Shannon M. Phillips, Alyssa M. Schlenz, Martina Mueller, Cathy L. Melvin, Robert J. Adams and Julie Kanter

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:87

    Content type: Research

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  21. Blunt chest wall injuries can lead to complications, especially without early intervention. A blunt Chest Injury Protocol (ChIP) was developed to help improve the consistency of evidence-based care following admi...

    Authors: Sarah Kourouche, Kate Curtis, Belinda Munroe, Michael Watts, Sharyn Balzer and Thomas Buckley

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:86

    Content type: Research

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  22. The champion model is increasingly being adopted to improve uptake of guideline-based care in long-term care (LTC). Studies suggest that an on-site champion may improve the quality of care residents’ health ou...

    Authors: Amanda M. Hall, Gerd M. Flodgren, Helen L. Richmond, Sheila Welsh, Jacqueline Y. Thompson, Bradley M. Furlong and Andrea Sherriff

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:85

    Content type: Systematic review

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  23. The KT Challenge program supports health care professionals to effectively implement evidence-based practices. Unlike other knowledge translation (KT) programs, this program is grounded in capacity building, f...

    Authors: Agnes T. Black, Marla Steinberg, Amanda E. Chisholm, Kristi Coldwell, Alison M. Hoens, Jiak Chin Koh, Allana LeBlanc, Martha Mackay, Amy Salmon and M. Elizabeth Snow

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:84

    Content type: Short report

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  24. Audit and feedback (A&F) has been used as a strategy to modify clinician behavior with moderate success. Although A&F is theorized to work by improving the accuracy of clinicians’ estimates of their own behavi...

    Authors: Celine Larkin, Alexandra M. Sanseverino, James Joseph, Lauren Eisenhauer and Martin A. Reznek

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:83

    Content type: Research

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  25. Facilitation is a complex, relational implementation strategy that guides change processes. Facilitators engage in multiple activities and tailor efforts to local contexts. How this work is coordinated and sha...

    Authors: Lauren S. Penney, Teresa M. Damush, Nicholas A. Rattray, Edward J. Miech, Sean A. Baird, Barbara J. Homoya, Laura J. Myers and Dawn M. Bravata

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:82

    Content type: Research

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  26. Transitional care involves time-limited interventions focusing on the continuity of care from hospital to home, to optimize patient functioning and management. Providing interventions, as part of transitional ...

    Authors: Mary T. Fox, Souraya Sidani, Jeffrey I. Butler, Mark W. Skinner, Marilyn Macdonald, Evelyne Durocher, Kathleen F. Hunter, Adrian Wagg, Lori E. Weeks, Ann MacLeod and Sherry Dahlke

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:81

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. Current soil-transmitted helminth (STH) control programs target pre-school and school-age children with mass drug administration (MDA) of deworming medications, reducing morbidity without interrupting ongoing ...

    Authors: Arianna Rubin Means, Elizabeth Orlan, Marie-Claire Gwayi-Chore, Angelin Titus, Saravanakumar Puthupalayam Kaliappan, Comlanvi Innocent Togbevi, Félicien Chabi, Katherine E. Halliday, Providence Nindi, Euripide Avokpaho, Khumbo Kalua, Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Sitara S. R. Ajjampur, Bryan J. Weiner, Judd L. Walson and Kumudha Aruldas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:80

    Content type: Research

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  28. Only three of twenty Caribbean Community (CARCICOM) countries have mandatory school nutrition policies despite one third of the region’s children being overweight or obese. In Barbados, there are nutrition gui...

    Authors: Natasha P. Sobers, Lisa Bishop, Shu Wen Ng, Suzanne Soares-Wynter, Natalie S. Greaves and Madhuvanti M. Murphy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:79

    Content type: Research

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  29. Implementation strategies have flourished in an effort to increase integration of research evidence into clinical practice. Most strategies are complex, socially mediated processes. Many are complicated, expen...

    Authors: Aaron R. Lyon, Jessica Coifman, Heather Cook, Erin McRee, Freda F. Liu, Kristy Ludwig, Shannon Dorsey, Kelly Koerner, Sean A. Munson and Elizabeth McCauley

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:78

    Content type: Methodology

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  30. Few validated assessment tools are available to increase understanding and measure factors associated with sustainment of clinical practices, an increasingly recognized need among clinicians. We describe the d...

    Authors: Sara Malone, Kim Prewitt, Rachel Hackett, John C. Lin, Virginia McKay, Callie Walsh-Bailey and Douglas A. Luke

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:77

    Content type: Methodology

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  31. The World Health Organization (WHO) published the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist in 2015, which included the key evidence-based practices to prevent the major causes of maternal and neonatal morbidity and morta...

    Authors: Rose L. Molina, Anne-Caroline Benski, Lauren Bobanski, Danielle E. Tuller and Katherine E. A. Semrau

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:76

    Content type: Short report

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  32. Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:75

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:53

  33. Teleophthalmology provides evidence-based, telehealth diabetic retinopathy screening that is underused even when readily available in primary care clinics. There is an urgent need to increase teleophthalmology...

    Authors: Alejandra Torres Diaz, Loren J. Lock, Todd D. Molfenter, Jane E. Mahoney, Deanne Boss, Timothy D. Bjelland and Yao Liu

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:74

    Content type: Research

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  34. Community-based interventions (CBIs) are interventions aimed at improving the well-being of people in a community. CBIs for HIV testing seek to increase the availability of testing services to populations that...

    Authors: Florida Uzoaru, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Jason J. Ong, Felix Obi, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Joseph D. Tucker, Thembekile Shato, Stacey L. Mason, Victoria Carter, Sunita Manu, Rhonda BeLue, Oliver Ezechi and Juliet Iwelunmor

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:73

    Content type: Systematic review

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  35. Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) programs provide evidence-based services for young people with a recent onset of a psychotic disorder. OnTrackNY is a nationally recognized model of CSC treatment in New York s...

    Authors: Sapana R. Patel, Iruma Bello, Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Ilana R. Nossel, Melanie M. Wall, Elaina Montague, Reanne Rahim, Chacku M. Mathai and Lisa B. Dixon

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:72

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. A 12-dose, once-weekly regimen of isoniazid and rifapentine (3HP) is effective in preventing tuberculosis (TB) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). We sought to identify potential barriers to and facilitators...

    Authors: Fred C. Semitala, Allan Musinguzi, Jackie Ssemata, Fred Welishe, Juliet Nabunje, Jillian L. Kadota, Christopher A. Berger, Achilles Katamba, Noah Kiwanuka, Moses R. Kamya, David Dowdy, Adithya Cattamanchi and Anne R. Katahoire

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:71

    Content type: Research

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  37. Qualitative methods are critical for implementation science as they generate opportunities to examine complexity and include a diversity of perspectives. However, it can be a challenge to identify the approach...

    Authors: Shoba Ramanadhan, Anna C. Revette, Rebekka M. Lee and Emma L. Aveling

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:70

    Content type: Debate

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  38. Infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and carbapenemase-producing (CP) CRE are difficult to treat, resulting in high mortality in healthcare settings every year. The Veterans Healt...

    Authors: Cassie Cunningham Goedken, Marylou Guihan, Charnetta R. Brown, Swetha Ramanathan, Amanda Vivo, Katie J. Suda, Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, Linda Poggensee, Eli N. Perencevich, Michael Rubin, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Martin Evans and Charlesnika T. Evans

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:69

    Content type: Research

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  39. Realist approaches and Normalization Process Theory (NPT) have both gained significant traction in implementation research over the past 10 years. The aim of this study was therefore to explore how the approac...

    Authors: Sonia Michelle Dalkin, Rebecca J. L. Hardwick, Catherine A. Haighton and Tracy L. Finch

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:68

    Content type: Systematic review

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  40. Governments in some countries or states/provinces mandate school-based policies intended to improve the health and well-being of primary and secondary students and in some cases the health of school staff. Exa...

    Authors: Gabriella M. McLoughlin, Peg Allen, Callie Walsh-Bailey and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:67

    Content type: Research

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  41. Relatively little guidance exists on how to use virtual implementation facilitation to successfully implement evidence-based practices and innovations into clinical programs. Yet virtual methods are increasing...

    Authors: Christine W. Hartmann, Ryann L. Engle, Camilla B. Pimentel, Whitney L. Mills, Valerie A. Clark, Virginia C. Keleher, Princess Nash, Corilyn Ott, Therasia Roland, Sharon Sloup, Barbara Frank, Cathie Brady and A. Lynn Snow

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:66

    Content type: Methodology

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  42. Implementation facilitators enable healthcare staff to effectively implement change, yet little is known about their affective (e.g., emotional, mental, physical) experiences of facilitation. We propose an exp...

    Authors: Tanya T. Olmos-Ochoa, David A. Ganz, Jenny M. Barnard, Lauren Penney, Erin P. Finley, Alison B. Hamilton and Neetu Chawla

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  43. Describe and evaluate an implementation science network focused on HIV prevention and treatment in New England.

    Authors: Jacob J. van den Berg, Elaine O’Keefe, Daniel Davidson, David A. Fiellin, Trace Kershaw, Russell C. Barbour, Susan Cu-Uvin and Paul D. Cleary

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:64

    Content type: Short report

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  44. Medication reconciliation (MedRec) is an important patient safety initiative that aims to prevent patient harm from medication errors. Yet, the implementation and sustainability of MedRec interventions have be...

    Authors: Deonni P. Stolldorf, Sheila H. Ridner, Timothy J. Vogus, Christianne L. Roumie, Jeffrey L. Schnipper, Mary S. Dietrich, David G. Schlundt and Sunil Kripalani

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:63

    Content type: Research

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  45. Children with cancer and their families are at risk for short- and long-term psychosocial difficulties. Screening for psychosocial risk remains inconsistent, leading to inequitable access to psychosocial servi...

    Authors: Janet A. Deatrick, Anne E. Kazak, Rebecca E. Madden, Glynnis A. McDonnell, Katherine Okonak, Michele A. Scialla and Lamia P. Barakat

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:62

    Content type: Research

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  46. Due to striking disparities in the implementation of healthcare innovations, it is imperative that researchers and practitioners can meaningfully use implementation determinant frameworks to understand why dis...

    Authors: Eva N. Woodward, Rajinder Sonia Singh, Phiwinhlanhla Ndebele-Ngwenya, Andrea Melgar Castillo, Kelsey S. Dickson and JoAnn E. Kirchner

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:61

    Content type: Methodology

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  47. Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is an uncommon, life-threatening emergency that is frequently misdiagnosed. The 2020 Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis of AAS incorporate all available evidenc...

    Authors: Caitlin Dmitriew and Robert Ohle

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:60

    Content type: Short report

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  48. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most prescribed medications and are often used unnecessarily. PPIs are used for the treatment of heartburn and acid-related disorders. Emerging evidence indicates th...

    Authors: Jackson S. Musuuza, Emily Fong, Paul Lata, Katie Willenborg, Mary Jo Knobloch, Margaret J. Hoernke, Andrew R. Spiel, Jessica S. Tischendorf, Katie J. Suda and Nasia Safdar

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:59

    Content type: Short report

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  49. Theory-based implementation strategies, such as audit and feedback (A&F), can improve the adoption of evidence-based practices. However, few strategies have been developed and tested to meet the needs of speci...

    Authors: Edmond Ramly, Diane R. Lauver, Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi and Christie M. Bartels

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:58

    Content type: Methodology

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  50. Many evidence-based interventions (EBIs) found to be effective in research studies often fail to translate into meaningful patient outcomes in practice. The purpose of this study was to identify facilitators a...

    Authors: Helen Lam, Michael Quinn, Toni Cipriano-Steffens, Manasi Jayaprakash, Emily Koebnick, Fornessa Randal, David Liebovitz, Blasé Polite and Karen Kim

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:57

    Content type: Research

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