Health Evidence: A Canadian resource advancing evidence-informed decision making in public health

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Health Evidence: A Canadian resource advancing evidence-informed decision making in public health

  1. 1. Health EvidenceA Canadian Resource Advancing Evidence-InformedDecision Making in Public Health Kara DeCorby, MSc Heather Husson, BA Maureen Dobbins, RN, PhD, Director, Health Evidence
  2. 2. User StoriesHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  3. 3. Kara DeCorby, Project Coordinator Heather Husson Project Manager • Tel: (905) 525-9140 ext. 20461 • Tel: (905) 525-9140 ext. 20462 • E-mail: kdecorby@health-evidence.ca • E-mail: hhusson@health-evidence.caMaureen DobbinsDirectorPaula Robeson Lori Greco Daiva Tirilis Lyndsey McRae Robyn TraynorKnowledge Broker Knowledge Broker Research Assistant Research Assistant Research Assistant / Coordinator
  4. 4. FundersHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  5. 5. Why are you here? 1. Save time 2. Relevant & current evidence 3. Transparent process 4. EIDM support 5. Easy to useHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  6. 6. What is it? PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION CUSTOMIZED SUPPORT ASSESSMENTS & CONSULTATION A SEARCHABLE ONLINE REGISTRY of quality-rated review literature to support evidence-informed decision making in public health >2,100 reviews in 21 topic areas ~5,000 registered users www.health-evidence.caHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  7. 7. Larger KT Strategy  Promote EIDM in public health  Disseminate  EvaluateHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  8. 8. What Gets In?Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  9. 9. About Quality Help links to quality assessment dictionaryHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  10. 10. Topic Areas 1. addiction/substance use 12. injury prevention/safety 2. adolescent health 13. mental health 3. adult health 14. nutrition 4. child health 15. parenting, infants & children 5. chronic diseases 16. physical activity 6. communicable disease/infection 17. reproductive health 7. dental health 18. senior health 8. environmental health 19. sexual health 9. food safety & inspection 20. sexually transmitted infections- STIs 10. healthy communities 21. social determinants of health 11. infant healthHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  11. 11. Evidence & Implications in 2 pages!
  12. 12. Access full-text reviews Full text links available for: • 609 free access journal articles • 347 Cochrane articlesHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  13. 13. GlossaryHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  14. 14. Added ValueHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  15. 15. Searching… Remember Population Intervention Comparison/ Control OutcomesHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  16. 16. Free Text Searches Free-text search boxHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  17. 17. Enhancing Free Text Searches Expand searches by including related termsHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  18. 18. Your results Print results; Modify search strategy Sort results by column headings Identify reviews with summaries Search tipsHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  19. 19. Save Your Results Click on this icon on your results page… … and save up to 50 searches to a user accountHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  20. 20. Keyword SearchesSubmit keywordsearches byselecting•Focus of Review•Review Type•PopulationCharacteristics•Intervention Location•Intervention Strategies February 11, 2010 Fireside ChatHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  21. 21. Limiting SearchesAccess yoursaved searches Filter results sets
  22. 22. AND, OR, NOT Modify keyword search strategy by changing Boolean operatorsHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  23. 23. Options! A. Infection control B. Adolescent mental health C. Educational interventions to prevent injury in seniors D. Reducing foodborne illness in hospital cafeterias E. Impacting cancer screening ratesHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  24. 24. Search Option B Question: What primary health care provider delivered interventions are effective in improving the mental health of adolescents?  Population: Adolescents  Intervention: Delivered by primary health care provider  Comparison/Control: Usual care  Outcomes: Mental healthHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  25. 25. Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  26. 26. Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  27. 27. Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  28. 28. Search Option E Question: Do community educational interventions impact cancer screening rates?  Population: General population  Intervention: Community educational interventions  Comparison/Control: Usual care  Outcomes: Cancer screening ratesHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  29. 29. Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  30. 30. Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  31. 31. Questions?Health Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010
  32. 32. Kara DeCorby, Project Coordinator • Tel: (905) 525-9140 ext. 20461 • E-mail: kdecorby@health-evidence.ca Thank you for your participation! Heather Husson Project Manager • Tel: (905) 525-9140 ext. 20462 • E-mail: hhusson@health-evidence.caHealth Evidence: A Canadian Resource Advancing EIDM in Public HealthRTNA Water Cooler Series, December 8, 2010

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