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What is science and why do health professionals need to know?

by Rani Lill Anjum

On Monday 23rd November, Stephen Mumford and Roger Kerry gave a two-part lecture at the Council for Allied Health Professions Research London Hub – … 281 more words


On clinical approaches

Do we often over complicate things with our approach to the rehab of MSK disorders? I, likely more than most, firmly believe in the concept “the truth defies simplicity”; however often the causative factor for a problem is rather apparent with an equally simple solution. 124 more words


Building interprofessional teams through evidence based practice training in falls prevention

Source: Age in Action 

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Date of publication: October 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  An examination of the implementation of a 24-content hour EBP program on reducing falls at two different sites having different organizational and staffing patterns in order to determine important contributors to and barriers against practice changes in interprofessional teaming. 7 more words

Falls Prevention

Appraisal of a piece of non-research evidence (website)

I have reviewed a piece of non-research evidence, in the form of a website http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/stroke/hic_Eating_Well_After_a_Stroke

According to Sackett et al’s (1997) hierarchy of evidence, grey literature such as this is shouldn’t usually be the first source you turn to for evidence since there are other sources which are more reliable, for example because they have been peer-reviewed. 520 more words

Article Review

Mutual self-help parent groups

Mutual self-help groups for parents are widely used as a means of providing support to parents. In 2006 Mary Kay Flaconer from the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida wrote a paper looking at the rationale for these types of programs and briefly discussed evaluations of some programs [1]. 702 more words

Families & Parenting

Boarding schools can provide a springboard for disadvantaged pupils

By Suzanne Straw

The benefits for the less than one per cent of pupils in England who have the privilege to attend fee paying boarding schools are widely acknowledged. 786 more words

Evidence-based Practice