The authors use case studies, examples, and theoretical overviews to guide readers through the concept of evidence-based practice and provide practical guidance on its utilisation in clinical practice.
This new handbook digests and presents the key trials influencing current clinical practice, selected and summarised by figureheads in the medical and surgical specialties. The handbook format allows readers to quickly access and assimilate the evidence behind the practices and interventions experienced every day.
Suitable for all those who want to understand the various ways in which patient and public engagement can contribute to better health outcomes, this book provides the comprehensive overview of patient engagement and participation in healthcare.
A companion volume to "An Introduction to Medical Statistics", which includes questions and answers which are complementary to the textbook. It looks at the application of and provides a critique of statistics, encouraging an evidence-based approached to medical statistics.
Nursing students require a unique guide to research and evidence based practice to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills is a one-stop-shop of the theory and practice of EBP including practical tips for assignments and placements.
This handbook digests and presents the key trials influencing current clinical practice, selected and summarised by figureheads in the medical and surgical specialties. The handbook format allows readers to quickly access and assimilate the evidence behind the practices and interventions experienced every day.
Challenges the evidence-based practice movement to re-think its assumptions. This book examines afresh how clinicians use knowledge. Examining how clinicians actually develop and use clinical knowledge day-to-day, it states that they use 'mindlines' - internalised, collectively reinforced, tacit guidelines.
Serves as a comprehensive guide to the main strands of EBHC - finding and implementing evidence for use in clinical practice. This title focuses on health professionals in the primary care field, and uses case examples from a variety of professional contexts. It also discusses principles as well as practice, and provides guidance for teachers.
This is the first book to provide a complete guide to assessment across Health and Social Care. It truly takes an interdisciplinary approach to the assessment process and explores all the necessary policy and practice.