Evidence-based Healthcare: A Practical Guide for Therapists

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998 - Medical - 249 pages
This book has been written to provide therapists with an easy-to-read, practical guide to understanding what evidence-based healthcare means and how it can be applied in therapy settings. Through individual practitioner - patient interventions, and in agreeing and assuring the quality and effectiveness of service contracts, this approach will derive benefits for patients and value for money services.

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Contents

Chapter
5
another
26
FACILITATING CHANGE
43
changing behaviour
66
Involving service users
85
DEVELOPING AND APPLYING SKILLS
105
Reading and critical appraisal of the literature
136
Developing disseminating and implementing
162
Implementing evidence through clinical audit
182
THE WAY FORWARDS
209
Appendices
227
Useful information sources
235
Acronyms
243
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