Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Factors influencing the adoption of an innovation: An examination of the uptake of the Canadian Heart Health Kit (HHK) | Implementation Science BioMed Central Research article Factors influencing the adoption of an innovation An examination of the uptake of the Canadian Heart Health Kit HHK Shannon D Scott 1 2 Ronald C Plotnikoff2 3 4 Nandini Karunamuni2 Raphael Bize5 and Wendy Rodgers3 Open Access Address faculty of Nursing University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada 2Centre for Health Promotion Studies School of Public Health University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada 3Faculty of Physical Education Recreation University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada 4Alberta Centre for Active Living University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada and 5Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine University of Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland Email Shannon D Scott - Ronald C Plotnikoff- Nandini Karunamuni - nandinik@ Raphael Bize - Wendy Rodgers - Corresponding author Published 2 October 2008 Received 4 December 2007 Implementation Science 2008 3 41 doi 1748-5908-3-41 Accepted 2 October 2008 This article is available from http content 3 1 41 2008 Scott et al licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http licenses by which permits unrestricted use distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract__ Background There is an emerging knowledge base on the effectiveness of strategies to close the knowledge-practice gap. However less is known about how attributes of an innovation and other contextual and situational factors facilitate and impede an innovation s adoption. The Healthy Heart Kit HHK is a risk management and patient education resource for the prevention of cardiovascular disease CVD and promotion of .