Critical Evaluation of Research in Physical Rehabilitation: Towards Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 1

Critical Evaluation of Research in Physical Rehabilitation: Towards Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 1

by Antoine Helewa, Joan Walker, Joan M. Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721673902

ISBN-13: 9780721673905

Pub. Date: 01/03/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This authoritative text offers a systematic structure for evaluating research articles and incorporating the findings into professional practice. Coverage includes research methodooology and design; how to perform a literature search; how to review and appraise papers on outcome assessment, diagnostic tests, economic evaluations, systematic reviews, meta analysis;

Overview

This authoritative text offers a systematic structure for evaluating research articles and incorporating the findings into professional practice. Coverage includes research methodooology and design; how to perform a literature search; how to review and appraise papers on outcome assessment, diagnostic tests, economic evaluations, systematic reviews, meta analysis; and health care review in the 21st Century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721673905
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/03/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

The Nuts and Bolts of Research: Terms, Concepts, and Designs. Where to Look for the Evidence - The Library Search. How to Start a Critical Review of the Literature. How to Review Articles on Outcome Measures and Diagnostic Tests. How to Review Articles About Treatment Efficacy and Effectiveness. How to Understand an Article About Economic Evaluation. How to Evaluate a Review Article or a Meta-Analysis. International Collaborations. Health Care in the 21st Century. Appendices. Elements of a Research Paper and a Research Proposal. Sample Evaluation Sheets. Examples of Published Papers. Cochrane Collaboration. Glossary. Subject Index.

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