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A beginner's guide to evidence-based practice in health and social care, Helen Aveyard and Pam Sharp, (electronic book)

Label
A beginner's guide to evidence-based practice in health and social care
Title
A beginner's guide to evidence-based practice in health and social care
Statement of responsibility
Helen Aveyard and Pam Sharp
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The best-selling book provides a simple introduction to evidence-based practice in the field of health and social care
Member of
Cataloging source
CN3GA
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Aveyard, Helen
Dewey number
361.941
Index
index present
LC call number
R723.7
LC item number
.A94 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Sharp, Pam
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  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Evidence-based social work
Label
A beginner's guide to evidence-based practice in health and social care, Helen Aveyard and Pam Sharp, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Praise for this book; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Aim of this book; Examples; How to get the most from this book; Use the symbols; 1: What is evidence-based practice?; Have clear reasons for your practice decisions and your care; Defining evidence-based practice; Exploring the components of evidence-based practice; What are the consequences of not taking an evidence-based approach?; What does evidence-based practice mean to me?; In summary; Key points; 2: Where did evidence-based practice come from?
  • Moving from tradition and ritual towards an evidence-based approachThe developing research culture; The on-going information revolution; Why is there so much information available?; So how does this 'information revolution' affect me?; In summary; Key points; 3: Using evidence in your decision making and to answer practical questions; Evidence and decision making; The consequences and implications of your decision; What types of evidence do we need to make different decisions?; What kind of evidence is available?; Finding the right type of research evidence for your decision or question
  • Research that is directly applicable or highly relevantResearch that has not been conducted in your particular setting or with your patient or client group; What other 'evidence' is there out there?; In summary; Key points; 4: What are the different types of research and how do they help us answer different questions?; How do I recognize research?; Systematic reviews and good quality literature reviews; Quantitative research; Experimental and non-experimental quantitative research; Qualitative studies; Different approaches to qualitative research; Which type of research is best?
  • What does the term 'hierarchy of evidence' mean?What about using secondary sources?; Use of policy and guidelines; Non-research-based evidence; In summary; Key points; 5: How do I find relevant evidence to support my practice and learning?; Focussing the topic and refining the question; Focussing and structuring your question using PICOT (or PICO); Searching for relevant evidence; The importance of a comprehensive approach to searching for literature; How to develop an effective search strategy; In summary; Key points; 6: How do I know if the evidence is convincing and useful?
  • What is critical appraisal?The importance of critical appraisal; Defining the terms used in judging the quality of research; Getting started with critical appraisal; Getting to know your literature; General critical appraisal tools; Specific critical appraisal tools; Key questions to ask when reviewing different types of evidence; Key questions to ask of review articles and good quality literature reviews; Key questions to ask of quantitative studies; Key questions to ask of qualitative studies; Key questions to ask of professional and clinical guidance and policy
Control code
ocn862887990
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780335246731
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A beginner's guide to evidence-based practice in health and social care, Helen Aveyard and Pam Sharp, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Praise for this book; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Aim of this book; Examples; How to get the most from this book; Use the symbols; 1: What is evidence-based practice?; Have clear reasons for your practice decisions and your care; Defining evidence-based practice; Exploring the components of evidence-based practice; What are the consequences of not taking an evidence-based approach?; What does evidence-based practice mean to me?; In summary; Key points; 2: Where did evidence-based practice come from?
  • Moving from tradition and ritual towards an evidence-based approachThe developing research culture; The on-going information revolution; Why is there so much information available?; So how does this 'information revolution' affect me?; In summary; Key points; 3: Using evidence in your decision making and to answer practical questions; Evidence and decision making; The consequences and implications of your decision; What types of evidence do we need to make different decisions?; What kind of evidence is available?; Finding the right type of research evidence for your decision or question
  • Research that is directly applicable or highly relevantResearch that has not been conducted in your particular setting or with your patient or client group; What other 'evidence' is there out there?; In summary; Key points; 4: What are the different types of research and how do they help us answer different questions?; How do I recognize research?; Systematic reviews and good quality literature reviews; Quantitative research; Experimental and non-experimental quantitative research; Qualitative studies; Different approaches to qualitative research; Which type of research is best?
  • What does the term 'hierarchy of evidence' mean?What about using secondary sources?; Use of policy and guidelines; Non-research-based evidence; In summary; Key points; 5: How do I find relevant evidence to support my practice and learning?; Focussing the topic and refining the question; Focussing and structuring your question using PICOT (or PICO); Searching for relevant evidence; The importance of a comprehensive approach to searching for literature; How to develop an effective search strategy; In summary; Key points; 6: How do I know if the evidence is convincing and useful?
  • What is critical appraisal?The importance of critical appraisal; Defining the terms used in judging the quality of research; Getting started with critical appraisal; Getting to know your literature; General critical appraisal tools; Specific critical appraisal tools; Key questions to ask when reviewing different types of evidence; Key questions to ask of review articles and good quality literature reviews; Key questions to ask of quantitative studies; Key questions to ask of qualitative studies; Key questions to ask of professional and clinical guidance and policy
Control code
ocn862887990
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780335246731
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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