BMC Med Educ 2018 Jan 15;18(1):14. Epub 2018 Jan 15.
Division of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Francie van Zijl Drive, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa.
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BMC Complement Altern Med 2016 Jul 13;16:216. Epub 2016 Jul 13.
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Canada.
Background: Evidence-based practice (EBP) gaps are widespread across health disciplines. Understanding factors supporting the uptake of evidence can inform the design of strategies to narrow these EBP gaps. Although research utilization (RU) and the factors associated with EBP have been reported in several health disciplines, to date this area has not been reviewed comprehensively in the chiropractic profession. Read More
Int J Evid Based Healthc 2017 Sep;15(3):127-141
1Physiotherapy Department, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia 2Department of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Aim: The implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) is extremely important and plays a vital role in healthcare practice. There have been few studies concerning the level of healthcare provided to patients in Saudi Arabia, using EBP as an indicator. This study is aimed at investigating physiotherapists' behaviour, attitudes, awareness and knowledge about EBP, along with barriers that curb the implementation of EBP. Read More
Physiotherapy 2016 Mar 15;102(1):10-9. Epub 2015 Aug 15.
Physiotherapy Discipline, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Dublin, Ireland.
Background: Evidence-based practice (EBP) is promoted to ensure quality of care. However, analysis of the skill of physiotherapists in undertaking the steps of EBP, or the impact of EBP on the work of physiotherapists is limited.
Objectives: To conduct a scoping review into physiotherapists performing the steps of EBP. Read More
Implement Sci 2013 Nov 13;8:132. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame Australia, corner Oxford Street and Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia.
Background: It is difficult to foster research utilization among allied health professionals (AHPs). Tailored, multifaceted knowledge translation (KT) strategies are now recommended but are resource intensive to implement. Employers need effective KT solutions but little is known about; the impact and viability of multifaceted KT strategies using an online KT tool, their effectiveness with AHPs and their effect on evidence-based practice (EBP) decision-making behavior. Read More