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Logic Models: what, why, how?

A recent article emphasised the power of using theory to explain why improvement programmes work. When key components of an intervention can be identified and their theoretical contribution to final outcomes understood, causal associations can be identified and tested. Although

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Why test theory fidelity?

Recent guidance about developing and evaluating complex interventions emphasises the need to use theoretical explanations to aid understanding of what works within an intervention. This is in direct contrast to the large research literature about drug studies, where human physiology

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Posted in behaviour, change, complex interventions, implementation, intervention, realist review, theory fidelity