A Beginner'S Guide To Evidence-Based Practice In Health And Social Care

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Apr 1, 2013 - Medical - 185 pages
The best-selling book provides a simple introduction to evidence-based practice in the field of health and social care.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Aim of this book
2
Use the symbols
3
1 What is evidencebasedpractice?
4
2 Where did evidencebased practice come from?
21
3 Using evidence in your decision making and to answer practical questions
30
4 What are the different types of research and how do they help us answer different questions?
49
5 How do I find relevant evidence to support my practice and learning?
86
6 How do I know if the evidence is convincing and useful?
109
7 How to implement evidencebased practice
142
Glossary
161
References
167
Appendix Useful websites
174
Index
181
Advert
187
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Helen Aveyard is Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, School of Health and Social Care, and author of best selling book Doing a Literature Review in Health & Social Care which has sold over 20,000 copies worldwide since publication in 2007. She is also co-author of A Beginner's Guide to Critical Thinking and Writing in Health and Social Care which was highly commended in the Health and Social Care category of the BMA Medical Book Awards 2012.

Pam Sharp is Senior Lecturer at the school of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University. She is also co-author of A Beginner's Guide to Critical Thinking and Writing in Health and Social Care.

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