Practical Evidence-based Physiotherapy
Authored by an international team of experts especially for physiotherapists, this new, one-of-a-kind resource examines evidence-based practice in physiotherapy - defining what constitutes evidence and how to implement findings in the day-to-day clinical setting. It discusses government and professional requirements for evidence-based medicine and clinical reasoning, and offers easy-to-follow guidelines for finding and applying evidence. It also offers useful strategies for determining whether benefits provided by physiotherapy interventions are significant enough to make the intervention worthwhile.
Evidencebased physiotherapy what why and how?
What is evidencebased physiotherapy?
What is evidencebased physiotherapy important?
History of evidencebased health care
How will this book help you to practise evidencebased physiotherapy?
What do I need to know?
Relevant clinical questions
Refining your question
Critical appraisal of evidence about diagnostic tests
What does this evidence mean for my practice?
What does this randomized trial mean for my practice?
What does this systematic review of effects of intervention mean for my practice?
What does this study of experiences mean for my practice?
What does this study of prognosis mean for my practice?
What does this study of the accuracy of a diagnostic test mean for my practice?
Clinical guidelines as a resource for evidencebased physiotherapy
What constitutes evidence?
What constitutes evidence about effects of inventions
What constitutes evidence about experiences?
What constitutes evidence about prognosis?
What constitutes evidence about the accuracy of diagnostic and screening tests?
Finding the evidence
Finding evidence of effects of intervention
Finding evidence of prognosis and diagnostic tests
Finding evidence of experiences
Getting full text
Finding evidence of a advances in clinical practice browsing
Can I trust this evidence?
A process for critical appraisal of evidence
Critical appraisal of evidence about the effects of intervention
Critical appraisal of evidence about experiences
Critical appraisal of evidence about prognosis
What are clinical guidelines?
History of clinical guidelines and why they are important
Where can I find clinical guidelines?
How do I know if I can trust the recommendations in a clinical guideline?
Legal implications of clinical guidelines
Reflections on the future of guideline development
Making it happen
What do we mean by making it happen?
Changing is hard
Am I on the right track?
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