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Published: 12 May 2005

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199259014

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Knowledge to Action?

Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Sue Dopson and Louise Fitzgerald

  • Examines why it is that while organizations can and should be improved by research findings about best practice, it often proves difficult
  • Provides nearly 50 in-depth case-studies of attempts to introduce evidence-based practice in the UK NHS over a decade
  • Offers a wealth of data for those involved in delivering health care or the formulation of health policy
  • Considers the wider implications for public and organizational management
  • Looks at the intimate links between organizational structure, culture, and the utilization of knowledge

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