Evidence-based practice in occupational therapy

Reinie Cordier*, Sarah Wilkes-Gillan

*Corresponding author for this work

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Upon completion of this chapter, the reader will be able to define the concept of evidence-based practice and its importance to occupational therapy practice, and explain the three-step process of locating, analysing and applying evidence. The reader should also be able to differentiate between tools to appraise the quality of the evidence and discuss current and future direction of evidence-based practice in the clinical context. Finally, the chapter aims to identify areas of research waste and discuss solutions to avoid research waste, and explain the importance of knowledge translation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOccupational Therapy in Australia
Subtitle of host publicationProfessional and Practice Issues
EditorsTed Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781003150732
ISBN (Print)9780367683573, 9781760877446
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2021

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