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 Know – do gap? Can it be done?

Conference paper
Authors Harshida Patel
Ingvar Karlberg
Published in Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs
Volume 8
Issue 1
Pages S38-S39
Publication year 2009
Published at Institute of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Pages S38-S39
Language en
Subject categories Public Administration Studies

Abstract

Purpose: Evidence based clinical guidelines exist in abundance. These guidelines may be assembled by professional groups or by authorities. The aim of this study was to assess the attitudes towards clinical guidelines and the utilisation of guidelines and other evidence-based material in decision making by health care professionals and managers. Methods: Managers and heads of clinical departments from several medical specialities were interviewed. The results were categorised as knowledge steering as a concept, legitimacy, varying care practices, process and financial integration, domain conflicts, and implementation. Results: The respondents clarified that the knowledge substrate is viewed as an important tool for developing the health care system and to improve quality of care, however, the guidelines seldom fit into real life practices. In order to fill the know-do gap guidelines need to be appropriate and have adequate marketing strategies. There is a need for tailor-made guidelines for the specialised and the general care respectively. The domain conflicts have detrimental effects on the implementation of evidence based knowledge. Conclusions: There are several obstacles to the implementation of evidence based knowledge in clinical practice. Disincentives, financial restrictions and the local culture are the most powerful.

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