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Evidence-based practice (EBP) is based on the integration of critically appraised research results with the clinical expertise, and the client’s preferences, beliefs and values. Based on systematic reviews from experts in the field, the following topic specific rehabilitation and disability resources provide a comprehensive review of evidence-based findings to support practice.
AJOT Evidence Connection: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Stroke
Additional AJOT Published Literature: Stroke
AJOT Evidence Connection: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury
AJOT Published Literature: Traumatic Brain Injury
Critically Appraised Topics on Traumatic Brain Injury:
Practice Guidelines: Adults with Neurodegenerative Diseases (purchase online)
January/February 2014 Special Issue of AJOT on Neurodegenerative Diseases:
Practice Guidelines: Cancer Rehabilitation With Adults (purchase online)
AJOT Evidence Connection: Adults with Cancer
Practice Guidelines: Adults With Musculoskeletal Conditions (purchase online)
Critically Appraised Topics on Musculoskeletal Disorders:
Practice Guidelines: Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions (purchase online)
Critically Appraised Topics on Arthritis and Rheumatic Conditions:
Practice Guidelines: Home Modifications (purchase online)
March/April 2017 Special Issue of AJOT: Home Modifications for Community Dwelling Adults
AJOT Evidence Connection: Home Modification Assessment and Intervention
Additional AJOT Published Literature: Home Accessibility/Environmental Modification
Critically Appraised Topic:
Evidence-Based Resource Directory: An online resource that links users to Internet sites related to the evidence-based practice of occupational therapy.
Journal Club Toolkit: The go-to resource for planning and implementing a journal club. This toolkit consists of an array of documents and resources to develop and hold journal clubs across practice settings and programs.
Research Opportunities Tables: The tables provide information on priority research areas to help guide the research topic planning process.
Everyday Evidence Podcast Series: Brief, digestible interviews with experts to discuss how evidence affects everyday problems.