Allan Best

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health promotion dissemination and systems thinking: towards an integrative model
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital and Health Centre, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 27:S206-16. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint An integrative framework for community partnering to translate theory into effective health promotion strategy
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 18:168-76. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge integration: conceptualizing communications in cancer control systems
    Allan Best
    Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, 718, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L8
    Patient Educ Couns 71:319-27. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Building knowledge integration systems for evidence-informed decisions
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada
    J Health Organ Manag 23:627-41. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cancer control research: an international perspective from Canada and the United States
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L8 A B
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:705-12. 2003
  6. pmc Technology-enabled knowledge translation: building a framework for collaboration
    Kendall Ho
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    CMAJ 168:710-1. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: results from a national survey
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1563-8. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Systems thinking to improve the public's health
    Scott J Leischow
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 84724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S196-203. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions in the borderland between conventional and complementary/alternative medicine
    Sally Thorne
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:907-15. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Why patients with inflammatory bowel disease use or do not use complementary and alternative medicine: a Canadian national survey
    Feng X Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:567-73. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Health promotion dissemination and systems thinking: towards an integrative model
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital and Health Centre, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 27:S206-16. 2003
    ..To help close the gap between health promotion research and practice by using systems thinking...
  2. ncbi request reprint An integrative framework for community partnering to translate theory into effective health promotion strategy
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 18:168-76. 2003
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  3. doi request reprint Knowledge integration: conceptualizing communications in cancer control systems
    Allan Best
    Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, 718, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L8
    Patient Educ Couns 71:319-27. 2008
    ..The goal was to nurture common ground upon which to build a platform for translating what we know about cancer into what we do in practice and policy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Building knowledge integration systems for evidence-informed decisions
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada
    J Health Organ Manag 23:627-41. 2009
    ..This paper aims to describe methods and models designed to build a comprehensive, integrative framework to guide the research to policy and practice cycle in health care...
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of cancer control research: an international perspective from Canada and the United States
    Allan Best
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1L8 A B
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:705-12. 2003
    ..We conclude by calling for an international forum for the systematic advancement of cancer control research, and closer ties between the cancer control communities in North America...
  6. pmc Technology-enabled knowledge translation: building a framework for collaboration
    Kendall Ho
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    CMAJ 168:710-1. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: results from a national survey
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1563-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of use and perceived outcomes of CAM in a large, diverse IBD population...
  8. doi request reprint Systems thinking to improve the public's health
    Scott J Leischow
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 84724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S196-203. 2008
    ..A set of recommendations for a systems-centric approach to translational science will be presented...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions in the borderland between conventional and complementary/alternative medicine
    Sally Thorne
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:907-15. 2002
    ..In this paper, we examine the historical context into which complementary and alternative medicine has been introduced, and consider the ethical and scientific challenges with which it confronts mainstream health systems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Why patients with inflammatory bowel disease use or do not use complementary and alternative medicine: a Canadian national survey
    Feng X Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:567-73. 2005
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dissecting technology-enabled knowledge translation: essential challenges, unprecedented opportunities
    Kendall Ho
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Clin Invest Med 27:70-8. 2004
  12. pmc A national survey on the patterns of treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in Canada
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:10. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative and National Blueprint for Action
    C Tracy Orleans
    Epidemiology Branch, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S103-19. 2003
    ..To describe the formation of the Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaborative (YTCC), a voluntary collaborative of leading funders of youth tobacco cessation research and services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapy use in HIV/AIDS
    Andrea Mulkins
    Tzu Chi Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 93:308-12. 2002
    ..To examine the social psychological aspects of complementary therapy use in HIV/AIDS health care and to identify what happens in a person's illness management process when incorporated into their care for HIV-related symptoms...