Getting Research into Practice: Facing the Issues

Sue Dopson (Templeton College, Oxford)
Jonathan Mant (Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford)
Nicholas Hicks (Oxfordshire Health Authority, Oxford)

Journal of Management in Medicine

ISSN: 0268-9235

Publication date: 1 December 1994

Abstract

The translation of research into practice is currently a high‐profile issue in the NHS. A number of regions have undertaken work in this area. Reports on a project that is part of the Anglia and Oxford Regions′s “Getting Research into Practice” (GRiP) initiative. The work focuses on the use of steroids in pre‐term delivery, a procedure that medical evidence suggests can reduce neo‐natal mortality and morbidity. Presents a number of findings which suggest that getting research into practice does not merely rest on the availability of well‐researched evidence.

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Dopson, S., Mant, J. and Hicks, N. (1994), "Getting Research into Practice: Facing the Issues", Journal of Management in Medicine, Vol. 8 No. 6, pp. 4-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/02689239410073385

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1994, MCB UP Limited

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