I don't have any specific research, but I think you might find
some productive starting points in clinical practice. For example
the document below has an extensive section on the process of
evaluation and revision of clinical practice guidelines:
Specifically I thought this might be helpful as an overarching
approach for your work:
Among possible methods for evaluation of guidelines are the
• comparing changes in clinical practice or health outcomes, or
both, in areas of
exceptionally high guideline promotion with changes in areas of
low guideline promotion;
• comparing health outcomes in areas of exceptionally high
with outcomes in areas of exceptionally low guideline
testing can be useful to elucidate factors that have influenced
When evaluating the guidelines it is important to focus on the
themselves, rather than on the clinicians or other service
providers. If there is little
change in practice, or little adherence to the guidelines, this
may be a
consequence of a wide range of factors, among them the guideline
dissemination and implementation process.
This would map nicely to a SenseMaker approach if you were so
inclined and wanted to drill down into specific clusters.
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On 20/01/2021 9:22 am, Stuart French
The CFA R&D team are currently
developing the "Our Operations" section of the 10-year
Research Implementation Plan.
We were wondering if you were aware of
any research or data that allows us to understand how
operational decisions are made and the types of response
activities that are undertaken during an incident response by
operational staff? Links to the broader decision making field
would be appreciated, but anything specific to emergency
services is what we are after.
We were hoping to design some research
which captures the current baseline of response decisions and
actions, evaluates their outcomes, and provide recommendations
for improvements. This includes the difference between actual
decision making and the official planned and reasoned
decisions that are often talked about in retrospect once the
outcome is known.
It would be wonderful if you could
point us in the direction of any people, existing resources,
or data that would help us to better understand this space.
Program Mgr, Knowledge, Country Fire Authority (Australia)