Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences
Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci. 2020 Dec;84:101334. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2020.101334. Epub 2020 Jul 23.
Approaching mental health on a global scale with particular reference to low- and mid-income countries raises issues concerning the disregard of the local context and values and the imposition of values characteristic of the Global North. Seeking a philosophical...
Patel R, Sandars J, Carr S.
Med Teach. 2015 Mar;37(3):211-27. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.975195. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
Making an accurate clinical diagnosis is an essential skill for all medical students and doctors, with important implications for patient safety. Current approaches for teaching how to make a clinical diagnosis tend to lack the complexity that faces clinicians...
Social studies of science
Coopmans C, Button G.
Soc Stud Sci. 2014 Oct;44(5):758-85. doi: 10.1177/0306312714531472.
'Tacit' and 'explicit' knowledge, and their relation to expertise, have a long-standing importance within social studies of science and technology. At the centre of the development of thinking about these topics has been the work of Harry Collins and...
Social studies of science
Collins H, Evans R.
Soc Stud Sci. 2014 Oct;44(5):786-92. doi: 10.1177/0306312714546242.
We question the logic of Coopmans and Button's critique of our analysis of expertise on three grounds. First, their critique depends on a clear distinction between actor and analysts that we show cannot be maintained. Second, we question their...
Acerbi A, van Leeuwen EJ, Haun DB, Tennie C.
Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 31;6:36068. doi: 10.1038/srep36068.
Conformist transmission, defined as a disproportionate likelihood to copy the majority, is considered a potent mechanism underlying the emergence and stabilization of cultural diversity. However, ambiguity within and across disciplines remains as to how to identify conformist transmission empirically....
Research quarterly for exercise and sport
Res Q Exerc Sport. 2014 Dec;85(4):449-50. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2014.961057.
Knudson, Morrow, and Thomas ( 2014 ) recently summarized a number of important issues related to the quality of peer review and current peer-review practice in kinesiology. This writer endorses their six recommendations for improving peer review in kinesiology...
Implementation science : IS
Thomas A, Menon A, Boruff J, Rodriguez AM, Ahmed S.
Implement Sci. 2014 May 06;9:54. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-54.
BACKGROUND: Use of theory is essential for advancing the science of knowledge translation (KT) and for increasing the likelihood that KT interventions will be successful in reducing existing research-practice gaps in health care. As a sociological theory of knowledge,...
Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
Chiffi D, Zanotti R.
J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Oct;23(5):928-934. doi: 10.1111/jep.12664. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
Patients are interested in receiving accurate diagnostic and prognostic information. Models and reasoning about diagnoses have been extensively investigated from a foundational perspective; however, for all its importance, prognosis has yet to receive a comparable degree of philosophical and...
Mun C, Yoon S, Kim Y, Raghavan N, Park H.
PLoS One. 2019 Aug 15;14(8):e0220819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220819. eCollection 2019.
This paper proposes a method to quantitatively identify the changes of technological paradigm over time. Specifically, the method identifies previous paradigms and predicts future paradigms by analyzing a patent citation-based knowledge network. The technological paradigm can be considered as...
British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
Br J Nurs. 2020 Oct 08;29(18):S4-S6. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2020.29.18.S4.
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BMC medical education
Wilson A, Howitt S, Holloway A, Williams AM, Higgins D.
BMC Med Educ. 2021 Jan 12;21(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02490-5.
BACKGROUND: Evidence-based practice is an important component of pre-service professional learning in medicine and allied health degrees, including new programmes in paramedicine. Despite substantial interest in this area, there is still a lack of clear understanding of how the...
Yegros-Yegros A, Capponi G, Frenken K.
PLoS One. 2021 Jun 29;16(6):e0253462. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253462. eCollection 2021.
Researchers holding multiple affiliations can play an important bridging role between organizations, fostering knowledge transfer and research collaboration. We propose a methodology to identify authors with multiple affiliations co-hosted by two organizations for a prolonged period of time, which...