Measuring knowledge utilization in health care

Author
Estabrooks, Carole
Wallin, Lars
Milner, Margaret
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Date
2003
Keywords
research utilization , measurement , good measurement instruments , nursing
Abstract (summary)
In this paper we address the need for methodological advances in the research utilization field focusing on the area of measurement. Unresolved measurement challenges present an important and practical problem. An inability to adequately measure research utilization calls into question studies that claim to demonstrate either its causes or its effects. In this paper we: briefly review the concept of research utilization and its meanings, review the requirements of good measurement instruments, review existing research utilization instruments in nursing, and discuss implications and future requirements for scholarship in this field.
Publication Information
Estabrooks, C. A., Wallin, L., Milner, M. (2003). Measuring knowledge utilization in health care. International Journal of Policy Evaluation & Management, 1(1), 3-36. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net
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Item Type
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Language
English
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