Evidence-Based Rehabilitation A Guide to Practice

ISBN-10: 1556427689

ISBN-13: 9781556427688

Edition: 2nd 2008

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The rehabilitation professionrsquo;s best-selling text that provides step-by-step guidance for evidence-based practice has been updated into an expandedSecond Edition.nbsp; Written specifically for students and practitioners in both occupational and physical therapy,Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice, Second Editionfocuses on building knowledge through specific learning. Drs. Mary Law and Joy MacDermid are joined by 18 of todayrsquo;s leading rehabilitation professionals to teach readers how to become critical consumers of research and develop skills to ensure that rehabilitation practice is based on the best evidence that is available.nbsp; Evidence-Based Rehabilitation, Second Editionis a comprehensive and well-organized text that provides the most up-to-date information on evidence-based practice, the concepts underlying evidence-based practice, and implementing evidence into the rehabilitation practice. This text is organized by the steps of the process of evidence-based practice-introduction to evidence-based practice, finding the evidence, assessing the evidence, and using the evidence.nbsp; Inside the pages ofEvidence-Based Rehabilitation, Second Editionrehabilitation professionals will find that each chapter has been updated to include clinical examples and exercises. Several new chapters include recent examples about systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, and knowledge exchange.nbsp; Features: bull; Designed to fit a standard 3-unit course with 11-12 sessions. bull; Extensive instructorrsquo;s manual is available with specific student activities and answers for faculty. bull; Critical review forms are included for use by students. These forms have been used by many practitioners and researchers around the world for 8-15 years. bull; Recognition throughout the book that evidence-based practice in rehabilitation means bringing together research evidence, clinical reasoning of the therapist, and client values and goals.nbsp; Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice, Second Editionis an essential resource for students and practitioners to help incorporate the most current and complete evidence-based research into rehabilitation practice.
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List price: $58.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 375
Size: 7.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
Development of Evidence-Based Knowledge
Becoming an Evidence-Based Practitioner
Finding the Evidence
Incorporating Outcomes Measures Into Evidence-Based Practice
Asking Clinical Questions and Searching for the Evidence
Assessing the Evidence
Evaluating the Evidence
Systematically Reviewing the Evidence
Comparison of Forms of Evidence: Systematic Reviews Versus Clinical Practice Guidelines, Algorithms, and Clinical Pathways
Evaluating the Evidence: Economic Evaluations
Using the Evidence
Strategies to Build Evidence in Practice
Practice Guidelines, Algorithms, and Clinical Pathways
Communicating Evidence to Clients, Managers, and Funders
Research Dissemination and Transfer of Knowledge
A Knowledge Transfer Example: Getting the Word Out: Disseminating Evidence About Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder
Critical Review Form: Quantitative Studies
Guidelines for Critical Review Form: Quantitative Studies
Critical Review Form: Qualitative Studies (Version 2.0)
Guidelines for Critical Review Form: Qualitative Studies (Version 2.0)
Outcome Measures Rating Form
Outcome Measures Rating Form Guidelines
Critical Appraisal of Study Quality for Psychometric Articles: Evaluation Form
Critical Appraisal of Study Quality for Psychometric Articles: Interpretation Guide
Worksheet for Evaluating and Using Articles About Diagnostic Tests
Occupational Therapy in the ICU
Recognizing and Referring Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder
Do You Know a Child Who Is Clumsy?
Effectiveness Study Quality Checklist
Effectiveness Study Quality Checklist: Interpretation Guidelines
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