This accessible resource teaches the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. This valuable reference explains the fundamentals of medical research and how to determine which studies are useful in practice. As the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy, this is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.
FOURTH EDITION UPDATES • NEWClinical Scenarios at the beginning of each chapter aid in the application of key concepts • Additional examples of integrating research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preference • Expandedsection on “Searching for Evidence” • Newsection on “The Quality of Evidence Generated from Words”
INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES • Test Bank • Sample Syllabus • Slides in PowerPoint format • Answers to in-text Exercise Questions • Image Bank • Instructor Manual [New!]