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.
TOPIC MENU Stroke
∙ Traumatic Brain Injury
∙ Neurodegenerative Diseases
∙ Musculoskeletal Disorders
∙ Arthritis and Rheumatic Conditions
∙ Home Mods & Falls Prevention
∙ Evidence Tools
: Adults With Stroke (purchase online)
May/June 2016 Special Issue of AJOT on Traumatic Brain Injury:
AJOT Published Literature: Traumatic Brain Injury
Critically Appraised Topics on Traumatic Brain Injury:
Cognitive Impairments and Skills:
Vision and Visual Processing:
Psychosocial, Behavioral, and/or Emotional Impairments and Skills:
Arousal and Alertness:
Activities, Occupations and Social Participation:
Critically Appraised Topics on Neurodegenerative Diseases
Practice Guidelines: Cancer Rehabilitation With Adults (purchase online)
March/April Special Issue of AJOT:
Critically Appraised Topics on Cancer
January/February 2017 Special Issue of AJOT on Adults With Musculoskeletal Conditions:
Critically Appraised Topics on Musculoskeletal Disorders:
Spine (cervical, thoracic, lumbar):
Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain:
Forearm, Wrist and Hand:
Critically Appraised Topics on Arthritis and Rheumatic Conditions:
Home Mods/Falls Prevention
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: Home Modifications
Evidence Exchange: A central repository for Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) and related resources. The Evidence Exchange includes opportunities for members to participate as CAP Submitters as well as CAP Reviewers on an ongoing basis.
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.