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Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs: A Call For Evidence Based Practices By Anthony Hanley
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The societal costs due to alcohol and drug problems are staggering. Healthcare reform will create incentives for funding programs that prevent disabilities. Although evidence based practices has... More > become a buzzword, there is still no consensus on what constitutes evidence; the challenge is to build a system based on current scientific evidence, which is conceptually sound and internally consistent. Aggressive efforts are needed to bridge gaps between practitioners, researchers and policymakers in order to expedite the implementation of evidence based practices. We can no longer afford to continue practices that are ineffective and therefore costly. Treatment providers currently have no incentive to change practices; they will continue to do business as usual unless an intervention takes place. Evidence based practices, collaborations, prevention, and dissemination of information will provide increased savings and the best care possible for all citizens.< Less
Evidence-Based Practice: The 2009, Volume 12 Compilation By Family Physicians Inquiries Network
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This compilation presents the complete 12 monthly issues of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) journal published during 2009. EBP contains information written by physicians for physicians to answer... More > questions associated with daily patient care. EBP is published by Family Physicians Inquiries Network, a not-for-profit consortium of more than 125 family medicine residency programs throughout the United States.< Less
Evidence-Based Practice: The 2009, Volume 12 Compilation By Family Physicians Inquiries Network
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This compilation presents the complete 12 monthly issues of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) journal published during 2009. EBP contains information written by physicians for physicians to answer... More > questions associated with daily patient care. EBP is published by Family Physicians Inquiries Network, a not-for-profit consortium of more than 125 family medicine residency programs throughout the United States.< Less
Chapter 14: Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines By Robert Hoyt, William Hersh
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Chapter 14 discusses the importance of evidence when making any medical decision. Clinicial practice guidelines are roadmaps to the best treatment of medical disorders, based on the best evidence.... More > Chapter sections include Introduction, Importance of EBM, Evidence Pyramid, Risk Measures and Terminology, Limitations of the Medical Literature and EBM, Evidence Based Health Informatics, EBM Resources, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Developing CPGs, Barriers to CPGs, Initiating CPGs, CPG Example, Electronic CPGs, CPG Resources, Recommended Reading and Future Trends< Less
The Four Cornerstones of Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work By Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW
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This purpose of this paper is to place evidence-based practice (EBP) within its wider scholarly contexts and to draw lessons from the experiences of other professions that are engaged in implementing... More > it. The analysis is based primarily on evidence-based medicine, the parent discipline of evidence-based practice, but I also draw upon evidence-based nursing and evidence-based social work in the United Kingdom. I found that the experiences of other practice professions have a great deal to offer social work practice. Like medicine, nursing, and our British colleagues, U.S. social work practice will benefit from increased research activity, more wide-spread availability of reviews of research, on-line resources, and many more training opportunities. Like nursing administrators, social work administrators have the responsibility to allow social worker practitioners the time to become familiar with research relevant to their practice< Less
The Four Cornerstones of Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work By Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW
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This purpose of this paper is to place evidence-based practice (EBP) within its wider scholarly contexts and to draw lessons from the experiences of other professions that are engaged in implementing... More > it. The analysis is based primarily on evidence-based medicine, the parent discipline of evidence-based practice, but I also draw upon evidence-based nursing and evidence-based social work in the United Kingdom. I found that the experiences of other practice professions have a great deal to offer social work practice. Like medicine, nursing, and our British colleagues, U.S. social work practice will benefit from increased research activity, more wide-spread availability of reviews of research, on-line resources, and many more training opportunities. Like nursing administrators, social work administrators have the responsibility to allow social worker practitioners the time to become familiar with research relevant to their practice< Less
Identifying and Selecting Evidence-Based Interventions By U.S. Department of Health And Human Services
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) envisions “a life in the community for everyone” and has as its mission “building resilience and facilitating... More > recovery.” SAMHSA strives to achieve its mission through programs supported by three goals: accountability, capacity, and effectiveness. The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) helps to create healthy communities. SAMHSA/CSAP helps States to provide resources and assistance to communities so that communities, in turn, can prevent and reduce substance abuse and related problems. SAMHSA/CSAP also provides training, technical assistance, and funds to strengthen the State prevention systems that serve local communities. SAMHSA/CSAP works with States to identify programs, policies, and practices that are known to be effective in preventing and reducing substance abuse and related problems.< Less
Practice Rigor: Evidence-based Management to Improve Hiring in High Population Jobs By Joseph P. Murphy, David W. Creelman
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Hiring for high-volume population jobs is challenging. Evidence-based selection can improve outcomes. The assessment of candidates must be rigorous; the recruiting process must be practical. The term... More > 'practical rigor' captures what HR should aim in the 21st century.< Less
Evidence, research and publication: a guide for environmental health professionals By Rob Couch et al.
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Environmental health (EH) professionals have long spoken of the need to become more research active and evidence based in their practice but so far little has been written about how to achieve this.... More > In response this eBook seeks to explain research, evidence and publication in a way that can be used by students and professionals at all levels and in all areas of environmental health. The eBook begins by setting out the fundamentals of environmental health evidence and research and then developing your skills as a researcher in reading, writing and publication before identifying potential options for further research related study. Finally the eBook explores the challenges facing EH professionals wanting to become more research active and evidence based and suggests how they can be overcome. The eBook ends with a vision for a more research active and evidence based environmental health.< Less
Surgical Manual for Clinical Practice By Dr Mahmoud Sakr
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The intention of this “Surgical Manual” is to provide evidence-based guidance for all those involved in the management and care of patients in the emergency and elective settings.