Evidence bulletins are an attractive, user-friendly, evidence-based knowledge translation tool. Each bulletin is a one-page, letter-size card addressing one specific intervention in the management of deceased donors, highlighting:
The following are available in print upon request in both English and in French:
These evidence bulletins were created for new recommendations, those with a strong quality of evidence, and those for which there was a change in the recommendation from the 2006 guideline. In total, seven evidence bulletins were created: Corticosteroids, Thyroid Hormone, Vasopressin and DDAVP, Transfusion, Nutrition, Lung Protective Ventilation, and Hypothermia.
The efficacy of the evidence bulletins was tested by key stakeholder groups, including: intensive care unit (ICU) physicians, residents, nurses, and organ donation organization (ODO) coordinators. They were evaluated for their content, clarity, ease of use, attractiveness, likelihood of uptake and influencing donor care, as well as anticipated implementation challenges.
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