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Adapting interventions to new context - the ADAPT guidance

Moore, Graham ORCID:, Campbell, Mhairi, Copeland, Lauren ORCID:, Craig, Peter, Movsisyan, Ani, Hoddinott, Pat, Littlecott, Hannah, O'Cathain, Alicia, Pfadenhauer, Lisa, Rehfuess, Eva, Segrott, Jeremy ORCID:, Hawe, Penelope, Kee, Frank, Couturiaux, Danielle, Hallingberg, Britt ORCID: and Evans, Rhiannon ORCID: 2021. Adapting interventions to new context - the ADAPT guidance. The BMJ 374 , n1679. 10.1136/bmj.n1679

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Implementing interventions with a previous evidence base in new contexts might be more efficient than developing new interventions for each context. Although some interventions transfer well, effectiveness and implementation often depend on the context. Achieving a good fit between intervention and context then requires careful and systematic adaptation. This paper presents new evidence and consensus informed guidance for adapting and transferring interventions to new contexts.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer)
Centre for Trials Research (CNTRR)
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN: 0959-8138
Funders: MRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 11 August 2021
Date of Acceptance: 28 June 2021
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2023 15:31

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