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Attributes of context relevant to healthcare professionals' use of research evidence in clinical practice: a multi-study analysis

Janet E Squires, Laura D Aloisio, Jeremy M Grimshaw, Kainat Bashir, Kristin Dorrance, Mary Coughlin, Alison M Hutchinson, Jill Francis, Susan Michie, Anne Sales, Jamie Brehaut, Janet Curran, Noah Ivers, John Lavis, Thomas Noseworthy, Jocelyn Vine, Michael Hillmer, Ian D Graham



BACKGROUND: To increase the likelihood of successful implementation of evidence-based practices, researchers, knowledge users, and healthcare professionals must consider aspects of context that promote and hinder implementation in their setting. The purpose of the current study was to identify contextual attributes and their features relevant to implementation by healthcare professionals and compare and contrast these attributes and features across different clinical settings and healthcare professional roles. METHODS: We conducted a secondary analysis of 145 semi-structured interviews comprising 11 studies (10 from Canada and one from Australia) investigating healthcare professionals' perce..

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