Physical therapy students need both the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. They find both in Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition by Dianne V. Jewell, the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy. In a recent 4-star review, Monique Serpas, PT, DPT, OCS, from Touro Infirmary, writes for Doody's Review Service that it is a "comprehensive introduction."
Read an excerpt from the review:
“…includes current information about how to find evidence [and] thoughts on placing value on different types of research for clinical practice. [It is] a comprehensive introduction to evidence-based practice for future clinicians.”
Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition explains the fundamentals of medical research and how to determine which studies are useful in practice. The new edition includes:
- New Clinical Scenarios at the beginning of each chapter
- New chapter on appraising qualitative research studies
- Expanded coverage of clinical practice guidelines
- Updated coverage of the most commonly used electronic search engines
- Inclusion of updated terminology from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0
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