Evidence-based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice
Mary C. Law, Joy MacDermid
SLACK Incorporated, 2008 - Medical - 434 pages
The rehabilitation profession’s best-selling text that provides step-by-step guidance for evidence-based practice has been updated into an expanded Second Edition.
Written specifically for students and practitioners in both occupational and physical therapy, Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice, Second Edition focuses on building knowledge through specific learning.
Drs. Mary Law and Joy MacDermid are joined by 17 of today’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.
Evidence-Based Rehabilitation, Second Edition is 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.
Inside the pages of Evidence-Based Rehabilitation, Second Edition rehabilitation 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.
• Designed to fit a standard 3-unit course with 11 to 12 sessions.
• Extensive instructor’s manual is available with specific student activities and answers for faculty.
• Critical review forms are included for use by students. These forms have been used by many practitioners and researchers around the world for 8 to15 years.
• 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.
Evidence-Based Rehabilitation: A Guide to Practice, Second Edition is 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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