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Table 2 Classification schemes of KT interventions that were recommended for use

From: Classification schemes for knowledge translation interventions: a practical resource for researchers

Article Purpose of Classification Scheme Area of Application Context of Previous Usea Number of Citationsb Quality Scorec
Abraham 2008 [22] To provide a common vocabulary for behaviour change interventions Behaviour change Physical activity, healthy eating, change in cognition, HIV/AIDS 816 6
Albrecht 2013 [23] To compare quality of reporting and types of KT interventions being used Behaviour change 44 5
Best 2008 [24] To improve past Cancer Control Frameworks Cancer practice & policy Cancer practice & policy 54 4
Cane 2012 [25] To “simplify and integrate” multiple behaviour change theories, by refining the theoretical domains framework (TDF) Behaviour change 259 6
Carlson 2010 [26] To categorize future health outcomes-based reimbursement schemes Reimbursement schemes 107 2
Century 2012 [27] To understand (1) aspects of implementation, (2) factors that affect implementation, and (3) tools for measuring these Education 9 5
CIHI 2001 [28] To summarize strategies by target audience, timing and methods Population health Health policy & decision making Not found 4
Czaja 2003 [29] Taxonomy of complex psychosocial and behaviour interventions Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease 42 5
Damschroder 2009 [30] List of constructs to promote theory development and verification across multiple settings Multiple 1101 6
Dixon 2010 [31] To describe competency domains for health behaviour change interventions Behaviour change Public health 8 6
Dogherty 2010 [32] Taxonomy of facilitation interventions/strategies and facilitator role synopsis Nursing implementation Nursing 50 4
Dy 2011 [33] To classify patient safety practices Patient safety Patient safety 12 6
EPOC 2010 [34] To (1) help authors register a title with EPOC; and (2) address key issues that frequently arise in EPOC protocols and reviews in the background and methods section Health care Not found 6
Galbraith 2011 [35] To identify elements of behavioural interventions that guide translation of interventions from research to practice HIV/AIDS prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention 20 6
Gifford 2013 [36] To inform future research about leadership behaviour Nursing Nursing 18 6
Greenhalgh 2004 [37] To use for diffusion of innovations in health services organizations Health services 2207 5
Hendriks 2013 [38] To facilitate action-oriented approach for policy makers addressing wicked problems Population health Population health & health policy 16 5
Keller 2004 [39] To identify and document interventions for public health nurses Public health Public health nursing 68 6
Lamb 2011 [40] Taxonomy of interventions used to prevent falls in older adults Geriatric medicine Injury prevention & geriatric medicine 34 5
Lavis 2006 [41] To inform national level dialogue on linking research to action Knowledge translation 171 5
Leeman 2007 [42] Taxonomy categorizing implementation methods Nursing 48 4
Lowe 2011 [43] Taxonomy of interventions to improve consumers’ medicines Patient safety; behaviour change Prescribing practices 9 6
Mazza 2013 [44] Taxonomy to classify the nature and content of implementation strategies Implementation science 19 4
Michie 2011a [45] To link interventions to potential behavioural targets Behaviour change Tobacco control & obesity 557 7
Michie 2011b [46] To provide basis for improving reliable and systematic application of evidence and theory for interventions Behaviour change Physical activity & healthy eating 345 6
Michie 2011c [47] Taxonomy of behaviour change techniques for smoking cessation Behaviour change Smoking cessation & health promotion 114 6
Michie 2012 [48] To identify behaviour change techniques used to reduce excessive alcohol consumption Behaviour change Reduction of alcohol consumption 64 6
Nuffield 2007 [49] To justify different policy initiatives in public health Public health Infectious disease, obesity, smoking/alcohol & water fluoridation Not found 3
Powell 2012 [50] To provide implementation strategies for innovations Mental health Mental health 117 6
Schulz 2010 [51] To assess the relationships between outcomes and intervention components Implementation science Implementation science 45 6
Shojania 2004 [52] To help users assess whether evidence suggests that a quality improvement strategy is applicable to their context Quality improvement Multiple disease areas Not found 6
Stirman 2013 [53] To classify modifications to evidence-based programs during implementation Implementation science 40 6
Taylor 2011 [54] To categorize contextual features influencing successful implementation Patient safety 66 6
Walter 2003 [55] To increase the impact of research Policy & behaviour change 45 4
Ward 2010 [56] To improve success of incorporating research-based knowledge into action Knowledge translation 71 6
  1. aArea where scheme has previously been tested. Those with – have not been tested in any specific context
  2. bNumber of citations for each article via title search in Scopus
  3. cQuality score is the overall adapted AGREE II score, reached by consensus between two researchers