Journal article

An observational study of health professionals' use of evidence to inform the development of clinical management tools

Alison M Hutchinson, Linda Johnston

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2008

Abstract

AIM: This observational study sought to investigate the process of evidence use by health professionals during development of evidence-based clinical management tools. BACKGROUND: Studies conducted to explore the process of research use are scarce and knowledge of this process is essential for our understanding of the influences on research use in practice. DESIGN: A qualitative, non-participant, observational design. METHODS: Behaviour and actions of two separate multidisciplinary teams were observed and audio-recorded during a combined total of seven meetings for the development of clinical management tools. Semi-structured, one-to-one interviews were conducted approximately half-way throu..

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