Rosswurm & Larabee ‘Research Utilization Model’

Rosswurm & Larabee ‘Research Utilization Model’

D and/or I:
The focus on dissemination and/or implementation activities. D-only focuses on an active approach of spreading evidence-based interventions to target audience via determined channels using planned strategies. D=I, D>I, and I>D means there is some focus on both dissemination and implementation. I-only focuses on process of putting to use or integrating evidence-based interventions within a setting.


Socio-Ecological Levels:
The level of the framework at which the model operates. Individual includes personal characteristics; Organization includes hospitals, service organizations, and factories; Community includes local government and neighborhoods; System includes hospital systems and government; Policy includes changes in policy.


Number of Times Cited:
The # of times the original publication for the model was cited as indicated by Google Scholar since 2016.


Whether the model is for the use of practitioners and/or researchers.


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The original publication(s) of the model.

Rosswurm MA, Larrabee JH. A model for change to evidence-based practice. Image J Nurs Sch. 1999;31(4):317-322.

Citations of studies that have used the model as an outline for their study.

Kavanagh D, Connolly P, Cohen J. Promoting evidence-based practice: implementing the American Stroke Association’s acute stroke program. Journal of nursing care quality. Apr-Jun 2006;21(2):135-142;Long LE, Burkett K, McGee S. Promotion of safe outcomes: Incorporating evidence into policies and procedures. The Nursing clinics of North America. Mar 2009;44(1):57-70, x-xi

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