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Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions - 10 edition

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions (ISBN10: 0729539024; ISBN13: 9780729539029)
ISBN13: 978-0729539029
ISBN10: 0729539024

Summary: Evidence-based based practice continues to be a growing influence in health education. It's a powerful tool which can lead to more effective practice, promote communication and interdisciplinary healthcare, and improve the clinician's knowledge and clinical reasoning skills. It's the integration of clinical expertise and practice, with the best available research and evidence for the improvement of patient outcomes. The volume, diversity and quality of research that exists is stagger
ing - thousands of new medical articles are published every day - how do students and practitioners find the right kind of evidence to make well informed decisions, integrate that evidence into practice and finally, communicate it to their patients and colleagues? Evidence-based practice across the health professions is an important text that ties all of these concepts together in a way that is relevant to all health profession students and clinicians engaged in client care. Multi-disciplinary approach - case studies from a cross section of professions are discussed so that health professionals from a range of disciplines will benefit from familiarity with the intervention being evaluated, the context of the intervention and the outcome measures usedSuitable for all levels of education - from undergraduate to postgraduate and practicing cliniciansProvides a range of practical strategies on implementing evidence into practiceProvides detailed, worked examples of appraised papers - both discipline specific and multi-disciplinary)Summary points and learning activities at the end of each chapterSupported by an Evolve resource that provides additional revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. This book will provide the reader with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to be an evidence-based clinician and to understand the implications of evidence-based practice (EBP) in the overall healthcare environment. The book will contain two parts. Part 1 provides the
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Summary: Evidence-based based practice continues to be a growing influence in health education. It's a powerful tool which can lead to more effective practice, promote communication and interdisciplinary healthcare, and improve the clinician's knowledge and clinical reasoning skills. It's the integration of clinical expertise and practice, with the best available research and evidence for the improvement of patient outcomes. The volume, diversity and quality of research that exists is staggering - thousands of new medical articles are published every day - how do students and practitioners find the right kind of evidence to make well informed decisions, integrate that evidence into practice and finally, communicate it to their patients and colleagues? Evidence-based practice across the health professions is an important text that ties all of these concepts together in a way that is relevant to all health profession students and clinicians engaged in client care. Multi-disciplinary approach - case studies from a cross section of professions are discussed so that health professionals from a range of disciplines will benefit from familiarity with the intervention being evaluated, the context of the intervention and the outcome measures usedSuitable for all levels of education - from undergraduate to postgraduate and practicing cliniciansProvides a range of practical strategies on implementing evidence into practiceProvides detailed, worked examples of appraised papers - both discipline specific and multi-disciplinary)Summary points and learning activities at the end of each chapterSupported by an Evolve resource that provides additional revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. This book will provide the reader with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to be an evidence-based clinician and to understand the implications of evidence-based practice (EBP) in the overall healthcare environment. The book will contain two parts. Part 1 provides the ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10
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Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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