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November 24 2014

Our team contributes to a Cochrane Review protocol on collaborative writing applications in healthcare

This protocol has been published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11, and is entitled "Opens external link in new windowCollaborative writing applications in healthcare: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes (Protocol)"

This review assesses the effects of the use of collaborative writing applications on process outcomes, including the behaviour of healthcare professionals and patient outcomes. The review will critically appraise and summarize current evidence on the resource use, costs, and cost-effectiveness associated with these applications and explore the effects of their various features and implementation factors on process and patient outcomes.

Authors: Archambault PM, van de Belt TH, Faber MJ, Plaisance A, Kuziemsky C, Gagnon MP, Turgeon A, Aubin K, Poitras J, Horsley T, Lapointe J, Brand K, Witteman W, Lachaine J, Légaré F.

November 10 2014

Our team publishes a new article in "The Journal of American Board of Family Medicine"

Our team publishes a new article in "The Journal of American Board of Family Medicine". The article is entitled: "Opens external link in new windowA Systematic Process for Recruiting Physician-Patient Dyads in Practice-based Research Networks". 

This article that presents a systematic process for recruiting physician-patient dyads is published in the issue of November of the JABFM.

Autthors: Robitaille H, Légaré F, Tre G.

November 04 2014

Our team publishes a new article in Academic Medicine

Our team has published an article in October issue of Academic Medicine entitled « Opens external link in new windowThe Majority of Accredited Continuing Professional Development Activities Do Not Target Clinical Behavior Change ».

This article shows that the majority of accredited continuing professional development activities for healthcare professionals in the province of Quebec do not target clinical behavior change.

Authors: Légaré F, Freitas A, Thompson-Leduc P, Borduas F, Luconi F, Boucher A, Witteman H, Jacques A.

October 27 2014

Our team published an audio podcast in the Cochrane Summaries

Our team published an audio podcast for the Cochrane Systematic Review « Opens external link in new windowInterventions for Improving the Adoption of Shared Decision Making by Healthcare Professionals » on the Opens external link in new windowPodcasts index page for the July-September Issue of the Cochrane Summaries.

In this podcast, Dr. France Légaré explains why they did this review and what they found out. Opens external link in new windowhttp://summaries.cochrane.org/podcasts/10.1002/14651858.cd006732.pub3

October 20 2014

Dr. France Légaré will be a guest speaker at the annual North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) scientific meeting in November

Dr. Légaré's plenary will focus on the changing landscape of primary care research at the Opens external link in new windowNAPCRG annual scientific meeting which will be held in New York, from the 21st to the 25th of November, 2014.

October 14 2014

Our team contributes to a new article in JMIR Research Protocols

Our team contributes to an article in JMIR Research Protocols entitled: « Opens external link in new windowDevelopment and validation of questionnaires exploring health care professionals' intention to use wiki-based reminders to promote best practices in trauma ».

The article discusses the development and validity of questionnaires exploring health care professionals' intention to use wiki-based to promote best practices in trauma.

The results shows that our new theory-based questionnaires have adequate validity and reliability for use in large surveys. In the long run, they can be used to develop a theory-based implementation intervention for a wiki promoting best practices in trauma care.

Authors : Archambault PM, Gagnon S, Gagnon MP, Turcotte S, Lapointe J, Fleet R, Côté M, Beaupré P, Le Sage N, Emond M, Légaré F.

October 10 2014

Dr. France Légaré will be a speaker at the E-GAPPS II Conference, March 2-3, 2015 in New-York City

Dr. France Légaré will be a speaker at the E-GAPPS II conference being sponsored by Guidelines International Network North America in partnership with the New York Academy of Medicine, Section on Evidence Based Health Care, from the 2nd to 3th of March, 2015. For more details, go to Opens external link in new windowhttp://goo.gl/ZqCuc5 or look at the Initiates file downloadpromotional flyer.

September 16 2014

Publication of the updated Cochrane review on interventions for improving the adoption of shared decision making by healthcare professionals

Our team published the updated Cochrane review: Opens external link in new window"Interventions for Improving the Adoption of Shared Decision Making by Healthcare Professionals". The review includes 39 studies assessing interventions for improving the adoption of shared decision making by healthcare professionals.

Authors: Légaré F, Stacey D, Turcotte S, Cossi MJ, Kryworuchko J, Graham ID, Lyddiatt A, Politi MC, Thomson R, Elwyn G, Donner-Banzhoff N.

August 20 2014

Our team contributes to a new article in Health Expectations

Our team contributes to a new article in Health Expectations: "Opens external link in new windowExploration of shared decision-making processes among dieticians and patients during a consultation for the nutritional treatment of dyslipidaemia."

The article concerns the therapeutic efficiency of patient involvement in shared decision making (SDM) in the context of dietetic consultations for treating dyslipidemia. Perceived behavioral control seems to determine dieticians' and patients' adoption of SDM behaviors.

Authors: Vaillancourt H, Légaré F, Gagnon M-P, Gagnon A, Deschênes S-M, Desroches S.

August 19 2014

Our team contributes to a new article in Nursing Research and Practice

Our team contributes to a new article in Nursing Research and Practice: "Opens external link in new windowImplementation Intentions as a Strategy to Increase the Notification Rate of Potential Ocular Tissue Donors by Nurses: A Clustered Randomized Trial in Hospital Settings."

This article discusses a questionnaire-based intervention with nurses to try increasing the notification rate of potential ocular tissue donors. As the initiative did not produce the desired results, further studies should carefully consider adding specific strategies such as a multicomponent intervention to increase exposure to this type of [medical] intervention.

The full article is available online for free and can be downloaded via the above hyperlink.

Authors: Douville F, Godin G, Légaré F, Germain M.


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