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Handbook on Implementation Science

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Handbook on Implementation Science

9781788975988 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Per Nilsen, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden and Sarah A. Birken, Department of Implementation Science, Wake Forest University, formerly of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
Publication Date: 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78897 598 8 Extent: 576 pp
The Handbook on Implementation Science provides an overview of the field’s multidisciplinary history, theoretical approaches, key concepts, perspectives, and methods. By drawing on knowledge concerning learning, habits, organizational theory, improvement science, and policy research, the Handbook offers novel perspectives from a broad group of international experts in the field representing diverse disciplines. The editors seek to advance implementation science through careful consideration of current thinking and recommendations for future directions.

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The Handbook on Implementation Science provides an overview of the field’s multidisciplinary history, theoretical approaches, key concepts, perspectives, and methods. By drawing on knowledge concerning learning, habits, organizational theory, improvement science, and policy research, the Handbook offers novel perspectives from a broad group of international experts in the field representing diverse disciplines.

The editors and contributors seek to advance implementation science through careful consideration of current thinking and recommendations for future directions. Featured key concepts include strategies, context, outcomes, fidelity, adaptation, and sustainability.

Chapters introduce topics, define them, and explain their application in implementation science with examples that resonate with a diverse readership including implementation researchers, instructors, students, and practitioners with experience in the field ranging from novices to experienced scholars.
Contributors
Contributors: G.A. Aarons, B. Andersson-Gäre, J.E.Becan, M. Bender, S. Bernhardsson, S.A. Birken, K.A. Blase, A.C. Bunger, P. Cairney, C. Carroll, D. Cragun, G. Curran, D. D'Lima, L.J. Damschroder, K.S. Dickson, J. Edwards Becan, A.C. Eldh, P.-E. Ellström, T. Finch, D.L. Fixsen, B. Gardner, T. Greenhalgh, E.R. Haines, G. Harvey, H. Hasson, M. Hatch, S. Hwang, M.A. Kirk, A. Kitson, J. Leeman, L. Lennox, F. Lorecatto, J.C. Lowery, C. May, N. McCleary, S. Michie, J.C. Moullin, M. Neher, P. Nilsen, R.Y. Nooraie, J. Phillips, S. Potthoff, J. Presseau, E.K. Proctor, T. Rapley, C.M. Reardon, J. Rycroft-Malone, K. Seers, N. Sevdalis, F.F. Sniehotta, N.A. Stadnick, J. Thor, T.J. Waltz, J. Wassar-Kirk, B.J. Weiner, T. Wiley






Contents
Contents:

Foreword by Trish Greenhalgh xxii

Prologue 1
Per Nilsen and Sarah A. Birken

PART I THEORETICAL APPROACHES IN
IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
1 Overview of theories, models and frameworks in
implementation science 8
Per Nilsen
2 Exploration, Preparation, Implementation, Sustainment
(EPIS) framework 32
Joanna C. Moullin, Kelsey S. Dickson, Nicole A. Stadnick,
Jennifer Edwards Becan, Tisha Wiley, Joella Phillips, Melissa
Hatch and Gregory A. Aarons
3 Active Implementation Frameworks 62
Dean L. Fixsen and Karen A. Blase
4 The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research
(CFIR) 88
Laura J. Damschroder, Caitlin M. Reardon and Julie C.
Lowery
5 Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health
Services: the Integrated-PARIHS framework 114
Gillian Harvey and Alison Kitson
6 Normalization Process Theory 144
Carl May, Tracy Finch and Tim Rapley
7 The Behaviour Change Wheel approach 168
Danielle D’Lima, Fabiana Lorencatto and Susan Michie
8 A theory of organizational readiness for change 215
Bryan J. Weiner

PART II KEY CONCEPTS IN IMPLEMENTATION
SCIENCE
9 Strategies 234
Jennifer Leeman and Per Nilsen
10 Context 259
Per Nilsen and Susanne Bernhardsson
11 Outcomes 276
Enola K. Proctor
12 Fidelity 291
Christopher Carroll
13 Adaptation 317
M. Alexis Kirk
14 Sustainability 333
Laura Lennox

PART III PERSPECTIVES ON IMPLEMENTATION
SCIENCE
15 Policy implementation research 368
Per Nilsen and Paul Cairney
16 Improvement science 389
Per Nilsen, Johan Thor, Miriam Bender, Jennifer Leeman,
Boel Andersson G.re and Nick Sevdalis
17 Implementation from a learning perspective 409
Per Nilsen, Margit Neher, Per-Erik Ellström and Benjamin
Gardner
18 Implementation from a habit perspective 422
Sebastian Potthoff, Nicola McCleary, Falko F. Sniehotta and
Justin Presseau
19 Organizational perspectives in implementation science 442
Emily R. Haines and Sarah A. Birken

PART IV DOING IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
RESEARCH
20 Selecting theoretical approaches 454
Sarah A. Birken
21 Traditional approaches to conducting implementation
research 467
Soohyun Hwang, Sarah A. Birken and Geoffrey Curran
22 Ethnography 480
Jeanette Wassar Kirk and Emily R. Haines
23 Social network analysis 487
Alicia C. Bunger and Reza Yousefi Nooraie
24 Configurational comparative methods 497
Deborah Cragun
25 Realist evaluation 505
Ann Catrine Eldh, Kate Seers and Joanne Rycroft-Malone
26 Programme theory 512
Per Nilsen and Henna Hasson
27 Group concept mapping 519
Thomas J. Waltz
Epilogue 527
Sarah A. Birken and Per Nilsen

Index 529

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