Stories of Using Evidence to Inform Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Practice & Programs
Webinar hosted by CHNET-Works on 15 January 2014.
You can download a recording of this webinar.
- Lack of evidence ≠ lack of action – but lack of evidencet means a chance to add to the evidence base!
- Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM)- NCCMT definition:
- use best available evidence
- sources of evidence (all are legitimate): research, practice, & experience
7 Step rapid review process used by Peel Public Health:
- develop conceptual model
- search the evidence (use PICO; use synthesized data where possible (e.g., NICE, Health Evidence, CDC, etc.), use as high up on the pyramid of evidence as possible; use grey literature as well as published academic literature)
- critical appraisal tool (e.g., http://www.peelregion.ca/health/library/tools-for-rapid-reviews.asp)
- data extraction for systematic reviews
- assess applicability & transferability
- rapid review report structure (1(main messages)-2 (exec summary)-20 (full report))
- manager checklist – make sure everything has been done well