FOCUS Technical Brief, Number 10: What is Knowledge Translation?

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Author: National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR)

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• Published: 2005    • 4 pages   

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This FOCUS discusses knowledge translation (KT), a relatively new term used to describe a relatively old problem—the underutilization of evidence-based research in systems of care. This article describes relevant KT concepts and planning models, and suggests a working definition for KT that reflects the research and development priorities of the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).