While evidence-based practice (EBP) has become a central component of modern physiotherapy, it is still an area that is constantly expanding and evolving. This second edition of “Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy (EBP) by Rob Herbert“, written by an international team of experts, continues to define evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning, as well as how to locate and critically appraise evidence and clinical practice guidelines, as well as the steps to take when implementing and evaluating evidence.
For those who are having difficulty grasping both the concepts and how to put them into practise, this book will serve as an invaluable and practical guide.
The book’s salient features include the following: –
- Considers the application of quantitative and qualitative research to clinical questions.
- Written for a range of readers with varying degrees of expertise.
- Critical points highlighted and text box summaries (basic).
- Explanations in detail throughout the text (intermediate).
- Notes (advanced).
- Provides detailed strategies for searching databases containing physiotherapy-related information.
- Consideration of clinical practise guidelines in detail.
- The chapter examines when and how new therapies should be introduced into clinical practise.
- Techniques de recherche.
- Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions.
- Effects of a placebo.