Journal article

Time as a barrier to evidence uptake-A qualitative exploration of the concept of time for clinical practice guideline uptake by physiotherapists

Jessica Stander, Karen Grimmer, Yolandi Brink

Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice | Wiley | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background Lack of time has consistently been reported as a major barrier to effective research evidence uptake into clinical practice. There has been no research to our knowledge that explores time as a barrier within the transtheoretical model of stages of change (SoC), to better understand the processes of physiotherapists' uptake of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). This article explores the concept of lack of time as a barrier for CPG uptake for physiotherapists at different SoC. Methods A six-step process is presented to determine the best-fit SoC for 31 physiotherapy interviewees. This process used an amalgamation of interview findings and socio-demographic data, which was layered..

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