Journal article

Interprofessional, practice-driven research: reflections of one "community of inquiry" based in acute stroke.

IJ Hubbard, G Vyslysel, MW Parsons

Journal of Allied Health | Published : 2009

Abstract

Research is often scholarship driven and the findings are then channelled into the practice community on the assumption that it is utilising an evidence-based approach in its service delivery. Because of persisting difficulties in bridging the practice-evidence gap in health care, there has been a call for more active links between researchers and practitioners. The authors were part of an interprofessional research initiative which originated from within an acute stroke clinical community. This research initiative aimed to encourage active participation of health professionals employed in the clinical setting and active collaboration across departments and institutions. On reflection, it ap..

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