DR. KHARA SAURO

Khara Sauro is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Critical Care Medicine. She is currently examining the implementation of best practices in the ICU. Khara graduated from the University of Calgary with a PhD in Community Health Science (health services research). Khara has a particular interest in the application of knowledge translation and quality improvement methodologies for improving the quality of healthcare, but uses diverse methodologies to ask and answer clinically relevant research questions.

Position/Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Institution: University of Calgary

Department: Critical Care Medicine

Email: kmsauro@ucalgary.ca

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Areas of Expertise: Health Services Research; Knowledge Translation; Quality Improvement; Evidence-based Medicine; Quality of Healthcare

Names of Current Grants/Project Titles:

Improving venous thromboembolism prophylaxis among neurocritical care patients: development and testing of knowledge translation strategies.

Barriers and facilitators to adopting high value practices and de-adopting low value practices in the Intensive Care Unit.

Organizational factors that influence evidence use in healthcare: A scoping review.

Adverse events among those admitted to the ICU: A retrospective cohort study using administrative data

Improving the adoption of low molecular weight heparin to prevent Venous Thromboembolism in critically ill patients: A process evaluation of a multi-faceted knowledge translation intervention.