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Evidence-based medicine/practice in sports physical therapy

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dc.contributor.author Manske, Robert C.
dc.contributor.author Lehecka, B.J.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-13T15:55:57Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-13T15:55:57Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10
dc.identifier.citation Manske, Robert C.; Lehecka, B.J. 2012. Evidence-based medicine/practice in sports physical therapy. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, v.7 no.5 pp.461-473 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2159-2896
dc.identifier.other PMCID: PMC3474298
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3474298/pdf/ijspt-07-461.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/5350
dc.description Click on the link to access the article. en_US
dc.description.abstract A push for the use of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice patterns has permeated most health care disciplines. The use of evidence-based practice in sports physical therapy may improve health care quality, reduce medical errors, help balance known benefits and risks, challenge views based on beliefs rather than evidence, and help to integrate patient preferences into decision-making. In this era of health care utilization sports physical therapists are expected to integrate clinical experience with conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of research evidence in order to make clearly informed decisions in order to help maximize and optimize patient well-being. One of the more common reasons for not using evidence in clinical practice is the perceived lack of skills and knowledge when searching for or appraising research. This clinical commentary was developed to educate the readership on what constitutes evidencebased practice, and strategies used to seek evidence in the daily clinical practice of sports physical therapy. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Sports Physical Therapy Section en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy;v.7 no.5
dc.subject Evidence-Based Medicine en_US
dc.subject Sports Physical Therapy en_US
dc.subject Rehabilitation en_US
dc.title Evidence-based medicine/practice in sports physical therapy en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2012 by the Sports Physical Therapy Section

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