Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions, 4th Edition

Authors :
Tammy Hoffmann & Sally Bennett & Christopher Del Mar
Date of Publication: 10/2023
Making decisions informed by evidence means that healthcare can be provided responsibly, collaboratively, effectively, and sustainably. Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions is designed to guide and support students and clinicians to ...view more
Making decisions informed by evidence means that healthcare can be provided responsibly, collaboratively, effectively, and sustainably. Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions is designed to guide and support students and clinicians to learn how to make evidence-informed decisions.

This book will help you learn how to decide what clinical questions to ask, search for research evidence to answer them, and analyse the evidence to decide if the results are believable, important, and applicable. You will learn how to talk with patients about evidence and make collaborative decisions and how to approach evidence implementation at an individual and organisational level.

Written by international and discipline leaders in evidence-based practice across a range of health professions, the fourth edition has been fully updated in line with the latest developments in this field from around the world.
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Making decisions informed by evidence means that healthcare can be provided responsibly, collaboratively, effectively, and sustainably. Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions is designed to guide and support students and clinicians to learn how to make evidence-informed decisions.

This book will help you learn how to decide what clinical questions to ask, search for research evidence to answer them, and analyse the evidence to decide if the results are believable, important, and applicable. You will learn how to talk with patients about evidence and make collaborative decisions and how to approach evidence implementation at an individual and organisational level.

Written by international and discipline leaders in evidence-based practice across a range of health professions, the fourth edition has been fully updated in line with the latest developments in this field from around the world.

Key Features
  • Updated clinical scenarios woven through the chapters to bring theory to life
  • Suitable for evidence-based practice teaching in a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate professional courses, including: nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, exercise science, nutrition and dietetics, paramedicine, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, medical imaging and radiation therapy, psychology, podiatry, and complementary and alternative medicine
Instructor resources on Evolve:

• Image collection
• PowerPoint slides
• Short answer and tutorial questions
• Clinical scenarios
• Test bank

Student and Instructor resources on Evolve:

• Interactive Quiz
• Worksheets

Author Information
By Tammy Hoffmann, OAM, BOccThy (Hons 1), PhD, FOTARA, FAHMS, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute for Evidence- Based Healthcare, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia; Sally Bennett, BOccThy (Hons), PhD, FOTARA, Professor in Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and Christopher Del Mar, BSc, MA, MB BChir, MD, FRACGP, FAFPHM, FAHMS, Professor of Public Health and academic General Practitioner, Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia