Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy   E Book Book

Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy E Book


  • Author : Robert Herbert
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2011-08-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702047138

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Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy E Book Excerpt :

Evidence-based practice has become a central part of physiotherapy today, but it is still an area which is constantly expanding and being updated. Written by an international team of experts, this second edition continues to outline the basic definitions of evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning, while detailing how to find and critically appraise evidence and clinical practice guidelines and the steps to follow in the implementation and evaluation of evidence. For those struggling to understand both the concepts and how to implement them, this book will prove to be an invaluable and practical guide. 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 Chapter asking the question: When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice? Search strategies Evaluating quality of interventions Placebo effects Meta-regression

Practical Evidence based Physiotherapy Book

Practical Evidence based Physiotherapy


  • Author : Rob Herbert
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060546341

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Practical Evidence based Physiotherapy Excerpt :

"Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become a central part of modern physiotherapy, but questions of what EBP means in day-to-day clinical settings are often left open to interpretation. The authors of Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy interrogate the concepts of EBP and offer their readers a guide to finding evidence, critical appraisal and evaluation of research, and implementing research in clinical practice."--BOOK JACKET.

Rheumatology E Book Book

Rheumatology E Book


  • Author : Krysia Dziedzic
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-02-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702050657

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Rheumatology E Book Excerpt :

Rheumatology is an indispensable resource for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals, offering practical approaches to the treatment and management of rheumatic musculoskeletal conditions. The text focuses on applying evidence-based understanding of these conditions to clinical context. The specific disease chapters cover: incidence and prevalence of the condition; clinical presentation and diagnosis; red flags; clinical assessment; important first treatments, early intermediate and long term management; prognosis and long term outcomes. Supporting case histories of increasing complexity and study activities illustrate the clinical relevance of the treatment and management approaches. • Multidisciplinary team approach • Practical solutions to management of conditions supported by the latest research • Case histories of increasing complexity consolidate understanding and develop clinical reasoning • Highlighted boxes throughout contain study tasks and key messages

Evidence Based Physical Therapy Book

Evidence Based Physical Therapy


  • Author : Linda Fetters
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2018-10-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803698017

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Evidence Based Physical Therapy Excerpt :

Improve outcomes through evidence-based therapy. This practical, easy-to-use guide uses a five-step process to show you how to find, appraise, and apply the research in the literature to meet your patient’s goals. You'll learn how to develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality evidence. Then, you'll undertake a careful appraisal of the information; interpret the research; and synthesize the results to generate valid answers to your questions. And, finally, you'll use the Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) tool to communicate your findings.

Evidence based Therapeutic Massage E Book Book

Evidence based Therapeutic Massage E Book


  • Author : Elizabeth A. Holey
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-03-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702049019

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Evidence based Therapeutic Massage E Book Excerpt :

Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage) & Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques) Case studies throughout the chapters Evolve Resources – use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book

Physical Rehabilitation   E Book Book
Score: 5
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Physical Rehabilitation E Book


  • Author : Michelle H. Cameron
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007-04-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416065319

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Physical Rehabilitation E Book Excerpt :

The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.

An Evidence Based Guide to Combining Interventions with Sensory Integration in Pediatric Practice Book

An Evidence Based Guide to Combining Interventions with Sensory Integration in Pediatric Practice


  • Author : Erna Imperatore Blanche
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-11-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000481679

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An Evidence Based Guide to Combining Interventions with Sensory Integration in Pediatric Practice Excerpt :

This book offers practical ideas on the combination of sensory integration theory principles with other evidence-based approaches in the evaluation and treatment of multifaceted issues in children with disabilities. Using the ICF Model, a Clinical Reasoning Model, and featuring numerous case studies, the opening chapters focus on the evidence for combining intervention approaches with diagnoses most often encountered in clinical practice. The latter half of the book covers the delivery of services using blended intervention approaches in different settings, such as the school, the hospital, and in nature. Featured are existing community programs illustrating the combination of approaches in practice. Appendices include reproducible resources, a guide to assessments, and approaches. The text will guide occupational therapists and other health professionals working with children and adolescents across a variety of settings in using clinical reasoning skills in a systematic manner that will lead to better interventions.

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma Book

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma


  • Author : Heleen van Aswegen
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2015-06-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783266531

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Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma Excerpt :

Trauma is a serious public health problem worldwide and is the leading cause of death among adults and children. Physiotherapists play a key role in the interdisciplinary team caring for patients with physical injury after a traumatic event. Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma offers valuable insight into the advanced trauma life support and acute care management of patients with trauma-related injuries, as well as physiotherapy treatment aims, intervention strategies and precautions to treatment. A variety of topics related to trauma are brought together in this practical volume, which shares information obtained from published research as well as the extensive clinical expertise of the authors. The dissemination of the authors' personal experience is key in cases where evidence to support the use of certain treatment techniques in patients with traumatic injury is still lacking. The book is thus an essential reference that encourages evidence-based practice for advanced undergraduate students, as well as graduate physiotherapists who work with trauma patients in the acute care setting. Contents: Physiological Response to Trauma (H van Aswegen)Not Just 'Small Adults': Paediatric Anatomy and Physiology in Relation to Trauma (B M Morrow)Trauma and Immunosuppressive Diseases (H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Physiotherapy Modalities, Markers and Outcome Measures (B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Blunt and Penetrating Injuries (H van Aswegen, B M Morrow and E van Aswegen)Burn Injuries (S Hanekom, M Wilson, B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Multiple Orthopaedic Injuries (N Plani, H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Spinal Cord Injury (W Mudzi, H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Traumatic Brain Injury (R Roos, B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Quality of Life of Survivors of Trauma (H van Aswegen) Readership: Physiotherapists who work in the acute care setting and manage adult and paediatric patients with traumatic injuries; Physiotherapy students studying towards Master of Science qualification (

Evidence based Practice in Social Work Book

Evidence based Practice in Social Work


  • Author : Haluk Soydan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-09-19
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135129491

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Evidence based Practice in Social Work Excerpt :

The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality. Evidence-based Practice in Social Work provides both an argument for the importance of evidence-based practice in social work and fresh perspectives on its controversies and organizational prerequisites. It gives an accessible overview of: Why evidence-based practice is relevant to social work. The challenges that the realities of social work practice present to models of evidence-based practice. Concepts of evidence-based practice as a process and professional culture. The role and nature of evidence. How evidence-based practice can be implemented and the importance of the organisational context. The globalization of evidence-based practice, including issues of cultural diversity and adaptability of evidence-based interventions. Controversies and criticism of evidence-based practice. Written by internationally well-respected experts, this text is an important read for all those with an interest in the area, from social work students to academics and researchers.

The Sports Rehabilitation Therapists    Guidebook Book

The Sports Rehabilitation Therapists Guidebook


  • Author : Konstantinos Papadopoulos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000393200

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The Sports Rehabilitation Therapists Guidebook Excerpt :

The Sports Rehabilitation Therapists’ Guidebook is a well-equipped, comprehensive, practical, evidence-based guide that seeks to assist both students and graduate sport practitioners. The book is designed to be a quick-reference book during assessment and treatment planning, giving instant access to figures and case scenarios. It introduces evidence-based practice in all principal areas of sport rehabilitation such as anatomy, musculoskeletal assessment, pitch-side care, injury treatment modalities and exercise rehabilitation principles and related areas, and is designed to be more flexible than the usual single-focus books. It is written by a team of expert contributors offering a systematic perspective on core concepts. The book can be used as a guide in each stage of the sport rehabilitation process and it is an asset for sport clinical practitioners such as sport rehabilitators, sport therapists, personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, as well as for students on these and related courses in their daily practice on core clinical placements such as a clinic/sporting environment, pitch side and university.

Multidimensional Evidence based Practice Book

Multidimensional Evidence based Practice


  • Author : Christopher G. Petr
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 9780789036766

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Multidimensional Evidence based Practice Excerpt :

Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice (MEBP) is a new and comprehensive approach to determining best practices in social services. MEBP improves upon traditional evidence-based approaches by incorporating the views of consumers and professionals, qualitative research and values. The book begins with a review of the context of best practice enquiry and goes on to present the seven steps of the MEBP model, discussing each step in detail. The model is appraised and explains how questions are formed, how various forms of knowledge and evidence are summarized and evaluated, and how values are used to both critique current best practices and point towards needed improvements. The final seven chapters illustrate the MEBP process at work specific to a range of topics including best practices in the prevention of child abuse and best practices in restorative justice. This book will be of interest to social workers and other professionals involved in the delivery of human services. It is also suitable for students and researchers of evidence-based practice.

Evidence based Rehabilitation Book
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Evidence based Rehabilitation


  • Author : Mary C. Law
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 1556427689

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Evidence based Rehabilitation Excerpt :

This text provides the most up-to-date information on evidence-based practice, the concepts underlying evidence-based practice, and implementing evidence into the rehabilitation practice. This text is organized by the steps of the process of evidence-based practice--introduction to evidence-based practice, finding the evidence, assessing the evidence, and using the evidence.

Physiotherapy for Children Book
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Physiotherapy for Children


  • Author : Teresa Pountney
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780750688864

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Physiotherapy for Children Excerpt :

Examines the theoretical and clinical aspects of physiotherapy provision for children and young adults including: neurology, cardio-respiratory musculoskeletal oncology and palliative care, mental health, and acquired brain injury. This title describes the changing needs of children with long term conditions.

Information Technology and Evidence based Social Work Practice Book

Information Technology and Evidence based Social Work Practice


  • Author : Judith M. Dunlop
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 0789034050

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Information Technology and Evidence based Social Work Practice Excerpt :

Social work practice can be positively or negatively impacted by the advance of technology. Advances and applications must be up-to-date as possible, yet they may be ineffective if not simple enough to easily learn and use. Information Technology and Evidence-Based Social Work presents leading social work experts exploring the latest technological advances and the innovative practical applications which can be used effectively in evidence-based social work. Students and practitioners get creative practical advice on how best understand technology and apply it to their work.

Implementing Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare Book

Implementing Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare


  • Author : Gill Harvey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136768156

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Implementing Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare Excerpt :

The successful implementation of evidence into practice is dependent on aligning the available evidence to the particular context through the active ingredient of facilitation. Designed to support the widely recognised PARIHS framework, which works as a guide to plan, action and evaluate the implementation of evidence into practice, this book provides a very practical ‘how-to’ guide for facilitating the whole process. This text discusses: undertaking an initial diagnosis of the context and reaching a consensus on the evidence to be implemented; how to link the research evidence with clinical and patients’ experience and local information in the form of audit data or patient and staff feedback; the range of diagnostic, consensus building and stakeholder consultation methods that can be helpful; a description of facilitator roles and facilitation methods, tools and techniques; some of theories that underpin the PARIHS framework and how these have been integrated to inform a revised version of PARIHS Including internationally-sourced case study examples to illustrate how the facilitation role and facilitation skills have been applied in a range of different health care settings, this is the ideal text for those interested in leading or facilitating evidence based implementation projects, from the planning stage through to evaluation.