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Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Dianne V. Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD, FAACVPR, The Rehab Intel Network, Ruther Glen, Virginia
  • ISBN-13: 9781284130836
  • Paperback    470 pages      © 2018
Price: $102.95 US List

Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition provides readers with the information and tools needed to appreciate the philosophy, history, and value of evidence-based practice, understand what constitutes evidence, search efficiently for applicable evidence in the literature, evaluate the findings in the literature, and integrate the evidence with clinical judgment and individual patient preferences and values. This unique handbook marries the best elements of multiple texts into a single accessible guide.

Its reader-friendly style facilitates learning and presents the knowledge and skills essential for physical therapist students to develop a foundation in research methods and methodologies related to evidence-based medicine. The text lays a solid foundation for data analysis, interpretation of data analysis, and research design. Students will learn how to evaluate research designs, appraise evidence, and apply research in clinical practice. This is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.

• NEW In-Class Activities provide opportunities for application
• NEW Scenarios aid in the application of key concepts
• Expanded section on Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods Research
• Expanded section on “Searching for Evidence”
• Additional examples of integrating research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preference

• Test Bank [Expanded]
• Sample Syllabus
• Power Point Lecture Outlines
• Answers to End of Chapter Questions
• Image Bank
• Instructor Manual [New!]
• Teaching Tips and Tricks
• Additional Suggested Activities
• Additional Directed Examples

• Practice Activities
• Editable Sample Evidence Appraisal Sheets
• Web Links
• Key Image Review

• Evidence-Based Practice
• Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Practice
• Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice

Dianne V. Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD, FAACVPR-The Rehab Intel Network, Ruther Glen, Virginia

Dianne V. Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD received her Bachelor of Arts in history from Williams College, her Master of Science in physical therapy from Boston University, her Doctor of Philosophy in health services organization and research from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and her transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy from VCU. She has practiced in both inpatient and outpatient settings for 25 years and was board certified in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy for 20 years.

Dr. Jewell is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Rehab Intel Network (Ruther Glen, VA), a consulting company providing project and data management to individuals and organizations dedicated to physical rehabilitation. She held a full-time appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at VCU for 11 years where she was responsible for the evidence-based practice curricular content. She also has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Departments of Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (Memphis, TN) and the University of Vermont (Burlington, VT).

Dr. Jewell has authored several peer-reviewed articles. Her research interests include physical therapy practice variation, quality and outcomes of physical therapy patient management, and early mobility interventions for patients in critical care. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers (Richmond, VA) and previously served two terms on the Barod of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association (Alexandria, VA).

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284130836

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