Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy, 1e
Brand: Butterworth-Heinemann

Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy, 1e

  • Publish Date: 2005-08-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Rob Herbert;Gro Jamtvedt;Judy Mead;Kare Birger Hagen

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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.

  • Written specifically for physiotherapists
  • Step-by-step guide to practice of evidence-based physiotherapy
  • Written at different levels depending on reader's expertise:
    • highlighted critical points and text box summaries for readers new to these concepts
    • detailed explanations in text for intermediate readers
    • footnotes for advanced readers
  • Detailed presentation of strategies for searching for evidence, including using the www, search engines and physiotherapy specific databases
  • Extensive consideration of clinical practice guidelines

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