Evidence-based practices

Evidence-based practices

Just the facts, ma'am... A women's guide for understanding evidence about health and health care

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English
Translated Title: 
Les faits, rien que les faits, m’dame…Lire et interpréter les données probantes sur la santé et les soins de santé
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
National Coordinatig Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents tools women can use to assess arguments and evidence about women, health, and health care reforms.

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ISBN 0973311789
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health Evidence Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
German
Russian
Services Provided: 
Research

Provides answers to policy questions in the form of evidence-based reports and summaries; and easy access to evidence and information from a number of web sites, databases and documents.

Primary Telephone: 
+45 39 17 17 17
Email Address: 
hen@euro.who.int
Fax Number: 
+45 39 17 18 78
Street Address: 
WHO Regional Office for Europe Scherfigsvej 8
City: 
Copenhagen Ø
Postal/ZIP Code: 
DK-2100

Pathways to "evidence-informed" policy and practice: a framework for action

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English
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Online
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Shelley Bowen
Anthony B. Zwi
Publisher: 
PLoS Medicine
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Proposes that an "evidence-informed policy and practice pathway" can help both researchers and policy actors navigate the use of evidence.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15491676
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Setting the climate for evidence-based nursing practice: what is the leader's role?

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Sonia A. Udod
W. Dean Care
Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines some of the challenges facing nurse leaders relative to research-based practices.

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ISSN 14819643
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Expecting to quit: a best practices review of smoking cessation interventions for pregnant and postpartum girls and women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Renée Cormier
Karen Devries
Joan Bottorff
Joy Johnson
Susan Kirkland
David Aboussafy
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines smoking cessation interventions to determine the most effective strategies to faciliate smoking cessation both during pregnancy and into the postpartum period.

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BCCEWH SMOK.G74 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Using health research in policy and practice: case studies from nine countries

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Ray Moynihan
Publisher: 
Milbank Memorial Fund
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents case studies from around the world where different sorts of research evidence are being used in different policy and practice settings.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1887748601
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Best practices: concurrent mental health and substance use disorders

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers recommendations for the screening, assessment and treatment of people experiencing a combination of mental/psychiatric problems with the abuse of alcohol and/or other psychoactive drugs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662313887

Women's substance use treatment: celebrating and moving forward: conference syllabus

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Gail Malmo (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Aurora Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides all presentations and related material from the conference. Includes information on best practices and programming for the treatment of women with substance abuse problems.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.W66 2003

Integrative approaches to qualitative and quantitative evidence

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Mary Dixon-Woods
Shona Agarwal
Bridget Young
David Jones
Alex Sutton
Publisher: 
Health Development Agency
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides a review of the literature on integrating qualitative and quantitative forms of evidence. Discusses the role of qualitative approaches in traditional trials and experimental studies. Also discusses at what point in the development of a field of knowledge it is appropriate to pull qualitative and quantitative learning together. Addresses the question of how to determine what constitutes good evidence from qualitative studies.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1842792555

Evaluation of cervical cytology

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publisher: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Silver Spring, MD

Studies the accuracy of cervical cytology using conventional Pap smears and new technologies (thin-layer cytology, computer rescreening) for detecting cervical cancer and its precursors.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
99-E010
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