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"Watch & Learn!" - Systematic Reviews of Non-experimental Studies

Today’s top tip: Want to find the strongest research evidence for your project?   Go to http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed & add the strongest type of research designs as one of your search terms. 422 more words

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Inmate satisfaction with health care services during incarceration

Last week’s post summarized the results of the most recent survey of inmates’ health published by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). This survey also reported on inmates’ experience with the delivery of health care in 606 correctional facilities throughout the U.S. 1,114 more words

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[REVIEW] Cognitive Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Reference for Occupational Therapists - Full Text HTML

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Nearly 1.7 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. These injuries can result in physical, emotional, and cognitive consequences. While many individuals receive cognitive rehabilitation from occupational therapists (OTs), the interdisciplinary nature of TBI research makes it difficult to remain up-to-date on relevant findings. 93 more words

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Randomized controlled trials - a KBP perspective

In evidence based practice randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have a very high standing. In fact, by the GRADE approach to weighing evidence for a clinical practice guideline (CPG) a single, large, well conducted RCT can result in an evidence rating as high as a systematic review of RCTs. 1,015 more words

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Bedside nurses leading the way for falls prevention: an evidence-based approach

Source: Critical Care Nurse

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Date of publication: April 2015 vol. 35 iss. 2 pps. 82-84

Publication type: journal article… 50 more words

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Best Resources for Biomechanics Evidence-Based Practice

Dear BIG members,

ACSM has recently invested in the development of a new web-based resource called MOSAIC. MOSAIC is a Resource Center and Evidence Library designed to house the graded evidence used in the development of ACSM Position Stands, as well as a variety of other high-level resources that are relevant to those in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science. 260 more words

Cohort & Case-controlled studies: Going forward & backward

Got a clinical problem?  You probably want to solve it with evidence—STRONG evidence.   Click on this link to see one well-accepted hierarchy from strongest #1 to weakest #7… 417 more words

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