Guide to evidence-based physical therapist practice / Dianne V. Jewell.

By: Jewell, Dianne V
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2015]Edition: Third editionDescription: xiv, 434 p. ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781284028553 (pbk.); 9781284034165Subject(s): Physical Therapy Modalities | Evidence-Based Practice -- methodsLOC classification: RM 700 | .J49 2015
Contents:
Evidence-based physical therapist practice -- What is evidence? -- The quest for evidence : getting started -- Questions, theories, and hypotheses -- Research design -- Research subjects -- Variables and their measurement -- Validity in research designs -- Unraveling statistical mysteries : description -- Unraveling statistical mysteries : inference -- Appraising evidence about diagnostic tests and clinical measures -- Appraising evidence about prognostic (risk) factors -- Appraising evidence about interventions -- Appraising evidence about clinical prediction rules -- Appraising outcomes research -- Appraising evidence about self-report outcomes measures -- Appraising systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines -- Patient/client preferences and values -- Putting it all together.
Summary: "This text provides readers with the information and tools needed to understand what constitutes evidence, search efficiently for applicable evidence in the literature, evaluate the findings in the literature, and integrate the evidence with clinical judgment and individual patient preferences and values. Students will learn how evaluate research designs, appraise evidence, and apply research in clinical practice"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Evidence-based physical therapist practice -- What is evidence? -- The quest for evidence : getting started -- Questions, theories, and hypotheses -- Research design -- Research subjects -- Variables and their measurement -- Validity in research designs -- Unraveling statistical mysteries : description -- Unraveling statistical mysteries : inference -- Appraising evidence about diagnostic tests and clinical measures -- Appraising evidence about prognostic (risk) factors -- Appraising evidence about interventions -- Appraising evidence about clinical prediction rules -- Appraising outcomes research -- Appraising evidence about self-report outcomes measures -- Appraising systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines -- Patient/client preferences and values -- Putting it all together.

"This text provides readers with the information and tools needed to understand what constitutes evidence, search efficiently for applicable evidence in the literature, evaluate the findings in the literature, and integrate the evidence with clinical judgment and individual patient preferences and values. Students will learn how evaluate research designs, appraise evidence, and apply research in clinical practice"--Provided by publisher.

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