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Articles about the Alberta Context Tool | Studies using the Alberta Context Tool

Methodological articles about the Alberta Context Tool

Hoben, M., Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Behrens, J. (2016). Factor structure, reliability and measurement invariance of the Alberta Context Tool and the Conceptual Research Utilization Scale, for German residential long term care. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1339. German ACT


Squires, J.E., Hayduk, L., Hutchinson, A.M., Mallick, R., Norton, P.G., Cummings, G.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Reliability and Validity of the Alberta Context Tool (ACT) with Professional Nurses: Findings from a Multi-Study Analysis. PLoS One, 10(6): e0127405. Open access


Hoben, M., Bär, M., Mahler, C., Berger, S., Squires, J.E., Estabrooks, C.A., Kruse, A., Behrens, J. (2014). Linguistic validation of the Alberta Context Tool and two measures of research use, for German residential long term care. BMC Research Notes, 7:67. Open access German ACT


Hoben M, Mahler C, Bär M, Berger S, Squires J, Estabrooks C, Behrens J. (2013). German translation of the Alberta context tool and two measures of research use: methods, challenges and lessons learned. BMC Health Services Research, 13:478. Open access German ACT


Eldh A, Ehrenberg A, Squires J, Estabrooks C, Wallin L. (2013). Translating and testing the Alberta Context Tool for use among nurses in Swedish elder care. BMC Health Services Research, 13:68. Open access  Swedish ACT


Mallidou, A. A., Cummings, G. G., Ginsburg, L. R., Chuang, Y. T., Kang, S., Norton, P. G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2011). Staff, space, and time as dimensions of organizational slack: A psychometric assessment. Health Care Management Review, 36(3), 252-264. Org Slack


Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Hutchinson, A.M., Scott, S., Cummings, G.C., Kang, S.H., Midodzi, W., Stevens, B. (2011). Assessment of variation in the Alberta Context Tool: The contribution of unit level contextual factors and practice specialty in Canadian pediatric acute care settings. BMC Health Services Research, 11:251. Open access


Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Hayduk, L.A., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G. (2011). Advancing the argument for validity of the Alberta Context Tool with healthcare aides in residential long-term care. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11:107. Open access


Estabrooks, C.A., Squires, J.E., Cummings, G.G., Birdsell, J.M., Norton, P.G. (2009). Development and assessment of the Alberta Context ToolBMC Health Services Research, 9:234. Open access



Studies and publications using the Alberta Context Tool

Ismail, A., Squires, J.E., Forgeron, P., Polomeno, V., Gharaibeh, H., Harrison, D.. (2017). The influence of context on utilizing research evidence for pain management in Jordanian pediatric intensive care units (PICU). Journal of Pediatric Nursing, (Early view).


Chamberlain, S., Gruneir, A., Hoben, M., Squires, J.E., Cummings, G.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2017). Influence of organizational context on nursing home staff burnout: A cross-sectional survey of care aides in western Canada. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 71, 60-69. Burnout


Houle, S.K., Charrois, T.L., Faruquee, C.F., Tsuyuki, R.T., Rosenthal, M.M. (2017). A randomized controlled study of practice facilitation to improve the provision of medication management services in Alberta community pharmacies. Research in Social and Administration Pharmacy, 13:339-348.


Eldh, A.C., Olai, L., Jönsson, B., Wallin, L., Denti, L., Elf, M. (2017). Supporting first-line managers in implementing oral care guidelines in nursing homesNordic Journal of Nursing Research.


Chamberlain, S., Hoben, M., Squires, J.E., Estabrooks, C.A. (2016). Individual and organizational predictors of health care aide job satisfaction. BMC Health Services Research, 16:577. Job Sat


Estabrooks, C.A., Knopp-Sihota, J.A., Cummings, G.G., Norton, P.G. (2016). Making research results relevant and useable: Presenting complex organizational context data to non-research stakeholders in the nursing home setting. Worldviews on Evidenced-based Nursing, 13(4), 270–276. Context


Förberg, U., Unbeck, M., Wallin, L., Eva Johansson, E., Petzold, M., Ygge, B.-M., Ehrenberg, A. (2016). Effects of computer reminders on complications of peripheral venous catheters and nurses’ adherence to a guideline in paediatric care—a cluster randomised study. Implementation Science, 11:10.


Slaughter, S. E., Wagg, A. S., Jones, C. A., Schopflocher, D., Ickert, C., Bampton, E., et al. (2015). Mobility of vulnerable elders study: Effect of the sit-to-stand activity on mobility, function, and quality of lifeJournal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(2), 138-143.


Knopp-Sihota, J.A., Niehaus, L., Squires, J.E., Norton, P.G., Estabrooks, C.A. (2015). Factors associated with rushed and missed resident care in western Canadian nursing homes: A cross sectional survey of healthcare aides. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(19-20), 2815-2825. Org Slack - Time


Estabrooks, C.A., Hoben, M., Poss, J.W., Chamberlain, S.A., Thompson, G.N., Silvius, J.L., Norton, P.G. (2015). Dying in a nursing home: Treatable symptom burden and its link to modifiable features of work context. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(6), 515-520. Context


Li, X., Ma, X., Li, Z. (2014). Research on the Reliability and Validity of the Organizational Background Scale of Chinese Evidence - based Nursing PracticeJournal of Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 9, 1123-1127.  Chinese ACT


Förberg, U., Wallin, L., Johansson, E., Ygge, B. M., Backheden, M., & Ehrenberg, A. (2014). Relationship Between Work Context and Adherence to a Clinical Practice Guideline for Peripheral Venous Catheters Among Registered Nurses in Pediatric CareWorldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(4), 227-239.


Slaughter, S. E., Estabrooks, C. A. (2013). Optimizing the mobility of residents with dementia: A pilot study promoting healthcare aide uptake of a simple mobility innovation in diverse nursing home settingsBMC Geriatrics, 13:110. Open access


Russell-Babin, K. A., & Miley, H. (2013). Implementing the best available evidence in early delirium identification in elderly hip surgery patientsInternational Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 11(1), 39-45.


Kitson, A. L., Schultz, T. J., Long, L., Shanks, A., Wiechula, R., Chapman, I., et al. (2013). The prevention and reduction of weight loss in an acute tertiary care setting: Protocol for a pragmatic stepped wedge randomised cluster trial (the PRoWL project)BMC Health Services Research, 13:299. Open access


Seers, K., Cox, K., Crichton, N. J., Edwards, R. T., Eldh, A. C., Estabrooks, C. A., et al. (2012). FIRE (facilitating implementation of research evidence): A study protocolImplementation Science, 7:25. Open access


Scott, S. D., Grimshaw, J., Klassen, T. P., Nettel-Aguirre, A., & Johnson, D. W. (2011). Understanding implementation processes of clinical pathways and clinical practice guidelines in pediatric contexts: A study protocolImplementation Science, 6:133. Open access


Cummings, G. G., Hutchinson, A. M., Scott, S. D., Norton, P. G., & Estabrooks, C. A. (2010). The relationship between characteristics of context and research utilization in a pediatric settingBMC Health Services Research, 10:168. Open access


Schultz, T. J., & Kitson, A. L. (2010). Measuring the context of care in an Australian acute care hospital: A nurse surveyImplementation Science, 5:60. Open access