9780803643666

The Evidence-Based Practitioner: Applying Research to Meet Client Needs

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803643666

  • ISBN10:

    0803643667

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-12-01
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Summary

What is the evidence?
Why do you need it?
How do you evaluate it?
How do you use it to make decisions?

Put the evidence to work for your patients. Become an effective evidence-based practitioner.

Master the knowledge and clinical decision-making skills you need to provide the very best care for your clients…based on the evidence. Step by step, you’ll learn how to find, read, understand, critique, and apply research evidence in practice.

An access code inside new printed texts unlocks a Davis Digital eBook and interactive case studies online at DavisPlus.

Table of Contents

  1. Evidence Based Practice—Why do Practitioners Need to Understand Research?
  2. Finding and Reading Evidence—The First Steps in Evidence Based Practice
  3. Research Methods and Variables: Creating a Foundation for Evaluating Research
  4. Understanding Statistics: What they Tell You and How to Apply Them in Practice
  5. Validity: What Makes a Study Strong?
  6. Choosing Interventions for Practice: Designs to Answer Efficacy Questions
  7. Using the Evidence to Evaluate Measurement Studies and Select Appropriate Tests
  8. Descriptive and Predictive Research Designs: Understanding Conditions and Making Clinical Predictions.
  9. Qualitative Designs and Methods—Exploring the “Lived Experience”
  10. Tools for Practitioners That Synthesize the Results of Multiple Studies: Systematic Reviews and Practice Guidelines.
  11. Integrating Evidence from Multiple Sources: Involving Clients and Families in Decision- Making

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