Evidence-Based Health Practice by Valerie A. Wright-St ClairEvidence-Based Health Practice by Valerie A. Wright-St Clair

Evidence-Based Health Practice

byValerie A. Wright-St Clair, Duncan Reid, Susan Shaw

Paperback | June 7, 2014

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Evidence-Based Health Practice is an introductory level text for undergraduate students studying in allied health, public health and nursing courses in Australia and New Zealand. It explains research methodology in relation to evidence-based practice and interprofessionalism, and providesstudents with relevant information to help them develop the skills they need to find, understand and evaluate evidence. Through carefully chosen case studies and research examples the text shows students how to consider evidence from a broad, team-based, interprofessional practice perspective. In addition, students are encouraged to engage with research in order to develop their thinking and their abilities toreflect upon and refine their practice.
Dr Valerie Wright-St Clair is Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation and Occupational Studies. Her research areas are occupational science, hermeneutic or interpretive phenomenology, understanding the everyday experience of aging, measuring everyday occupations and gerontology. Duncan Reid completed his Master thesis inves...
Title:Evidence-Based Health PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:526 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:June 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195585232

ISBN - 13:9780195585230


Table of Contents

Section one: Research Concepts1. What, why and how of research2. Overview of research approaches3. Qualitative approaches4. Quantitative approaches5. Mixed methods approachesSection two: Research Contexts6. Maori research7. Pacific research8. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia and research9. Immigrant and refugee communities: Diversity in researchSection three: Undertaking research10. Research questions11. Developing a proposal12. Ethics and research13. Beginning the research process14. Identifying and evaluating multiple sources of information15. Presenting and publishing researchSection four: Understanding Research Practice16. Evidence based practice and practice based evidence17. Linking research and practice18. Tools for review19. Understanding systematic reviews20. Supporting practitioners to engage with researchSection five: Practice and practitioners21. Nursing22. Occupational therapy and occupational science23. Paramedicine24. Podiatry25. Psychology26. Physiotherapy27. Medical laboratory science28. Health promotion29. Oral health30. Counselling31. Midwifery32. Interprofessional learning33. Research in interprofessional practice