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The Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders - Chris A. Dollaghan

The Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders


Published: 16th July 2007
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This book is an introductory guide to the origin, definition, and use of evidence-based practice in communication disorders. It serves as a reference for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to the principles and process of evidence-based practice. The volume defines evidence-based practice and describes the origin of the concept. In addition, the book discusses how to evaluate evidence for use in clinical practice, diagnosis and screening, and treatment. It also provides step-by-step guidance for clinical decision-making in speech, hearing, and language disorders.

"Takes the mystery out of EBP ... an outstanding contribution to the professions." -- Jon F. Miller, Ph.D. "Comprehensive, illuminating, accessible volume that takes the mystery out of EBP . . . should be on every SLP and audiologists desk." --Jon F. Miller, Ph.D. "A much needed book . . . offers an inviting introduction for students and a timely resource for practicing clinicians." --Rebecca McCauley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice; Asking Questions about Evidence; Finding Evidence; Validity: An Overview; Importance: An Overview; CATE: Critical Appraisal of Treatment Evidence; Critical Appraisal of Diagnostic Evidence (CADE); CASM: Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses; Integrating and Updating Evidence in Clinical Practice; Contributing Evidence: Suggestions for Scientists and Clinicians; Conclusion: A Way Forward.

ISBN: 9781557668707
ISBN-10: 1557668701
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th July 2007
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.24  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.11