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Knowledge translation of research findings

Overview of attention for article published in Implementation Science, May 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#23 of 1,691)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
6 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
83 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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1370 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
1695 Mendeley
citeulike
4 CiteULike
Title
Knowledge translation of research findings
Published in
Implementation Science, May 2012
DOI 10.1186/1748-5908-7-50
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jeremy M Grimshaw, Martin P Eccles, John N Lavis, Sophie J Hill, Janet E Squires

Abstract

One of the most consistent findings from clinical and health services research is the failure to translate research into practice and policy. As a result of these evidence-practice and policy gaps, patients fail to benefit optimally from advances in healthcare and are exposed to unnecessary risks of iatrogenic harms, and healthcare systems are exposed to unnecessary expenditure resulting in significant opportunity costs. Over the last decade, there has been increasing international policy and research attention on how to reduce the evidence-practice and policy gap. In this paper, we summarise the current concepts and evidence to guide knowledge translation activities, defined as T2 research (the translation of new clinical knowledge into improved health). We structure the article around five key questions: what should be transferred; to whom should research knowledge be transferred; by whom should research knowledge be transferred; how should research knowledge be transferred; and, with what effect should research knowledge be transferred?

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 19 1%
United Kingdom 13 <1%
United States 6 <1%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Australia 3 <1%
Norway 2 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
Peru 2 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
Other 18 1%
Unknown 1624 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 320 19%
Researcher 264 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 260 15%
Student > Bachelor 120 7%
Other 107 6%
Other 374 22%
Unknown 250 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 402 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 250 15%
Social Sciences 243 14%
Psychology 113 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 58 3%
Other 275 16%
Unknown 354 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 98. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 February 2021.
All research outputs
#336,201
of 21,806,258 outputs
Outputs from Implementation Science
#23
of 1,691 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,504
of 144,187 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Implementation Science
#1
of 3 outputs
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