Table 3

Implementation outcomes

Implementation outcome (Proctor et al)15Definition
1AcceptabilityDegree to which the intervention is perceived agreeable, acceptable or satisfactory
2AdoptionIntention and willingness to apply the intervention
3AppropriatenessPerceived relevance of the intervention to be relevant to the problem
4FeasibilityExtent to which the intervention can be successfully applied
5FidelityExtent to which the intervention is completed as originally intended
6Implementation CostIntervention time and cost
7PenetrationSpread into practice, for example, proportion of eligible patients who received the intervention
8SustainabilityExtent to which a new intervention is routinely used in practice