Understanding Physiotherapy Research.Material type: TextPublication details: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Description: 1 online resource (136 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1322179859; 9781322179858; 9781443867955; 1443867950; 1443846023; 9781443846028Subject(s): Physical therapy -- Research | Evidence-based medicine | Systematic reviews (Medical research) | Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic | Therapeutics | Science | Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms | Epidemiologic Methods | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Natural Science Disciplines | Investigative Techniques | Quality of Health Care | Disciplines and Occupations | Public Health | Environment and Public Health | Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation | Delivery of Health Care | Research | Physical Therapy Modalities | Epidemiologic Studies | MEDICAL -- Pharmacology | Evidence-based medicine | Physical therapy -- Research | Systematic reviews (Medical research)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding Physiotherapy Research.DDC classification: 615.82 LOC classification: RM695NLM classification: 2013 E-862 | WB 460Online resources: Click here to access online
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Understanding Physiotherapy Research by Littlewood and May is an introductory level text that aims to be accessible and understandable to all physiotherapists who appreciate the need to integrate research evidence into their practice. The requirement for physiotherapists to engage with evidence-based practice has never been more apparent and the benefits of such an approach are clear. Evidence derived from research is a cornerstone of evidence-based practice, but before such evidence can be ...
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Evidence-based physiotherapy -- Research design -- Qualitative research -- The case study or case report -- Case-control study -- Cohort study -- Cross-sectional study -- Randomised controlled trial -- Non-randomised trial -- Uncontrolled trial -- Systematic review -- Challenges and future directions.