If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Application of a Better Practices Framework to Review Youth Tobacco Use Cessation

$39.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Objective: To describe the Better Practices model and its application to review youth tobacco cessation practices. Methods: Growing emphasis on evidence-based practice in health has drawn attention to methods for the identification of “best practices.” Canadian organizations and government collaborated to develop a framework for “better” practices. Results: An international group of experts used the model to develop recommendations for the practice of youth cessation and further research needed to advance the field.

Conclusions: Tension persits between the need for rigor in research and the need for practical intervention guidance. The Better Practices model provided a framework for action recognizing these needs, and its use resulted in a number of valuable products.

Keywords: best practices; evidence review; knowledge synthesis; practice guidelines; youth tobacco cessation

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative, CCS/NCIC National Office, Toronto, ON Canada. 2: Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Canada.

Publication date: October 1, 2003

More about this publication?
  • The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.

    The Journal aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of personal attributes, personality characteristics, behavior patterns, social structure, and processes on health maintenance, health restoration, and health improvement; to disseminate knowledge of holistic, multidisciplinary approaches to designing and implementing effective health programs; and to showcase health behavior analysis skills that have been proven to affect health improvement and recovery.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Review Board
  • Reprints and Permissions
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more