Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy , 2nd Edition
- Considers how both quantitative and qualitative research can be used to answer clinical questions
- Written for readers with different levels of expertise
- Highlighted critical points and text box summaries (basic)
- Detailed explanations in text (intermediate)
- Footnotes (advanced)
- Presents detailed strategies for searching physiotherapy-relevant databases
- Extensive consideration of clinical practice guidelines
New to this Edition
- Chapter asking the question: When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice?
- Search strategies
- Evaluating quality of interventions
- Placebo effects
|Table of Content||
Foreword by Sir Iain Chalmers
Chapter 1 Evidence-based physiotherapy: what, why and how?
Chapter 2 What do I need to know?
Chapter 3 What constitutes evidence?
Chapter 4 Finding the evidence
Chapter 5 Can I trust this evidence?
Chapter 6 What does this evidence mean for my practice?
Chapter 7 Clinical guidelines as a resource for evidence-based physiotherapy
Chapter 8 When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice?
Chapter 9 Making it happen
Chapter 10 Am I on the right track?
|Author Information||By Robert Herbert, BAppSc, MAppSc, PhD, Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia ; Gro Jamtvedt, PT, PRH, Director, Department of Knowledge Support, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, Oslo, Norway; Kåre Birger Hagen, PT, PhD, Director, Department of Knowledge Support, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, Oslo, Norway; Judy Mead, MCSP, Head of Clinical Effectiveness, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, London, UK and Sir Iain Chalmers, Editor|
|Trim||246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)|
|Stock Status||Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery|
|Published Reviews||'For clinicians who are currently swamped in the looming tide of research and evidence, it offers a life raft of clarity', Donovan K, Physical Therapy Reviews 10, 192.
"This book offers more than most standard texts.I highly recommend this book.
Gillian Robb. EBM February 2008 Vol 12 No 1