Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions is a contemporary guide to modern evidence-based practice.
Fully revised and updated, it continues to keep the focus on the knowledge and skills that clinicians and students really need to make evidence-based informed decisions. It provides a foundation to help you to better ponder what clinical questions to ask, know ways to efficiently find research that answers those questions, know how to decide whether the results of research are believable, important and applicable and use good evidence with patients to provide healthcare as responsibly, effectively and collaboratively as possible.
Featuring a multi-discplinary approach with contributions from international and national leaders in evidence-based practice, this new edition now includes 15 health disciplines, including: - Clinical exercise physiology - Optometry - Complementary and alternative medicine - Paramedicine - Human movement (exercise science) - Pharmacy - Medical imaging - Physiotherapy - Medicine - Podiatry - Nursing - Radiation Therapy - Nutrition and dietetics - Speech pathology - Medicine - Occupational Therapy
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- PowerPoint slides
- Short answer and tutorial questions
- Clinical Scenarios test bank
Student and instructor resources:
- Interactive quiz
- Updated and additional content on shared decision making
- Additional case studies on community pharmacy and optometry
- Expanded and updated content on evidence implementation
- New content on diagnostic clinical prediction rules
- Revised and expanded evolve assets to support teaching and learning
Chapter 1 - Introduction to evidence-based practice Chapter 2 - Information needs, asking questions, and some basics of research studies Chapter 3 - Finding the evidence Chapter 4 - Evidence about effects of interventions Chapter 5 - Questions about the effects of interventions: examples of appraisals from different health professions Chapter 6 - Evidence about diagnosis Chapter 7 - Questions about diagnosis: examples of appraisals from different health professions Chapter 8 - Evidence about prognosis Chapter 9 - Questions about prognosis: examples of appraisals from different health professions Chapter 10 - Understanding evidence from qualitative research Chapter 11 - Understanding evidence from qualitative research: examples of assessment quality (critical appraisal) from different health professions Chapter 12 - Appraising and interpreting systematic reviews Chapter 13 - Clinical practice guidelines Chapter 14 - Shared decision-making Chapter 15 - Clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice Chapter 16 - Implementing evidence Chapter 17 - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care
Tammy Hoffmann, BOccThy(Hons), PhD, BOccThy(Hons), PhD, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, Sally Bennett, BOccThy(Hons), PhD, BOccThy(Hons), PhD, Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and Christopher Del Mar, BSc, MA, MB BChir, MD, FRACGP, FAFPHM, Professor of Public Health and academic general practitioner, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia