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Research for Health Policy

Erica Bell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Individuals working in health research want to be able to use their findings to influence health policy. However, frequently, research evidence remains detached from practice, and there is a divide ... More


The approach used in this book and its rationale

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion on the purpose of the book, which is to provide readers with the ‘hands-on’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to deliver research for ... More


Under New Management: Research Collaboration with Family Members and Youth

Nancy Koroloff, Trina Osher, Pauline Jivanjee, Michael D. Pullmann, Kathryn Sofich, Leanne Guthrie, Jane Adams, and Shalene Murphy

in Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195307825
eISBN:
9780199863402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307825.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Children and Families

This chapter describes some ways that families who care for children with mental, emotional, or behavioral problems; youth who are served by the children's mental health system; and researchers, have ... More


The Institutionalization of Community Action in Public Health *

Mark Wolfson and Maria Parries

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of community action in public health. To say that some kind of activity is “institutionalized” means that it has become “routine,” a relatively stable ... More


Perspectives of Community Providers on Research Partnerships

Robert Abramovitz and Mimi Abramovitz

in Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195307825
eISBN:
9780199863402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307825.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Children and Families

This chapter advances the development of successful partnerships between practitioners and researchers by (1) identifying the need for a two-way exchange of knowledge between practice and research; ... More


Health Research Agendas and Funding

David E. Nelson

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

There is a large range of national public funding support for health research across countries. By contrast, allocations for overall funding for health literacy and related research areas are ... More


Identifiable Health Information and the Public's Health: Practice, Research, and Policy

James G. Hodge, Jr., Richard E. Hoffman, Deborah W. Tress, and Verla S. Neslund

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines some of the difficult issues at the intersection of public health, data uses, and individual interests. It describes some of the fundamental uses and disclosures of identifiable ... More


Critical Global Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings together an international group that includes anthropologists, historians, and an epidemiologist and human-rights scholar ... More


Designing research methods for health policy

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter highlights some key approaches in designing research methods for health policy; the critical issues of validity and credibility, as well as key features of innovative approaches to ... More


Gender Inequities in Health Research: An Australian Perspective

Belinda Bennett, Isabel Karpin, Angela Ballantyne, and Wendy Rogers

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter presents the current challenges facing legislators, regulators, researchers, and ethics committees in determining how and when to include women appropriately in research, and ensure that ... More


Developing the Terminology for Dissemination and Implementation Research

Borsika A. Rabin and Ross C. Brownson

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents definitions that reflect the terminology used in the most frequently cited manuscripts and reports on dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in health and in funding ... More


Policy and evidence-based public health

Catherine Law

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The use of research evidence in public health policy poses many challenges. This chapter introduces these challenges, drawing on examples from international, national, and local policy-making. It ... More


What changes health policy?

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The task of using evidence to influence health policy makers is best approached with the benefit of insight into what changes policy. This chapter offers conceptual and practical understandings of ... More


Research on and with ethnic minority groups: Past and future

Bhopal Raj S.

in Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that the challenge of ethnicity and health research includes demonstrating tangible health benefits in addition to satisfying curiosity. The full range of public health science ... More


Reviewing the evidence

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter identifies critical challenges, tasks, sources, methods, and strategies for reviewing in policy-relevant research. It offers exemplars of policy-relevant reviews that extend and ... More


Consensus-building for health policy

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter highlights different approaches for conducting powerful community consultations for evidence-based health policy. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to ... More


Telling the health policy story

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes and offers practical strategies for the art of delivering written policy arguments. It analyses techniques for writing the report in a way that delivers the policy story, from ... More


Epidemiology and public health in Finland and Scandinavia: development and current state

Arpo Aromaa

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the development of epidemiology in Finland. It argues that epidemiology and health services research are both more developed and used more in Finland than in many other European ... More


Ethical Issues in International Health Research and Epidemiology

John D. H. Porter, Carolyn Stephens, and Anthony Kessel

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the ethical issues that arise in the course of undertaking epidemiological and international health research, focusing on ethical issues that the researcher inevitably has to ... More


Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Johan Fritzell and Olle Lundberg (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

How welfare states influence population health and health inequalities has long been debated but less well tested by empirical research. This book presents new empirical evidence of the effects of ... More


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